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How U.K. intelligence exploited LinkedIn to spy on a Belgian telecom

The British equivalent of the National Security Agency created fake LinkedIn pages to hack into a major Belgian telecommunications company.

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British spies can no longer be sued for computer hacking

If you don't have anything to hide, you shouldn't be allowed to sue when they pry.


GCHQ illegally spied on 2 human-rights groups

The spy agency says it was a mistake.

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Verizon is handing over U.S. data to a foreign spy agency

The latest batch of leaks from Edward Snowden implicate Verizon in sharing U.S. Internet and phone data with British intelligence.  

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U.S. paid $150 million for access to British online surveillance programs

The Guardian reports that Britain's GCHQ was eager to cooperate to ensure that the U.S. payouts continued.

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Spy program snoops on world's hotel reservations

Congratulations! You've successfully booked your stay through a top secret government spy agency!


Top British intelligence agency to scour Facebook

England's Government Communications Headquarters is recruiting talent and developing tools to sift through social media for helpful intelligence.

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How naked Yahoo users ended up in the hands of U.K. spies

Britain's geekiest spies aren't merely the biggest trolls on the Internet. They're the biggest creeps, too.

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U.K. begging Yahoo to stay in London so it can keep snooping

It may not be the most convincing argument Yahoo has ever heard.

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Snowden: The U.K.'s spying operation is worse than PRISM

The U.K.'s GCHQ has tapped directly into fiber-optic cables to intercept communications, Snowden and another Guardian source claim.

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U.K. intelligence carried out a cyberattack on a major Belgian telecom

The latest Snowden leak reveals how British spies hacked into the Belgian telecommunications firm, Belgacom.

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British government set up fake Internet cafes to spy on allies

The system the agency set up also harvested authentication information, like passwords to email accounts.

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NSA and GCHQ surveillance activities may be illegal in the EU

European Parliament has made a preliminary finding that American and British spying breaks the law.

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Leading IRC network calls British government’s DDoS attacks 'grossly hypocritical'

QuakeNet says the government's actions "lower themselves to that of the criminals they are abusing."

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Snowden leak shows how British spies used 'honey traps' and 'dirty tricks'

 “Destroy, deny, degrade [and] disrupt.” 

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British spy agency violated human rights, says tribunal

British spies broke the law by obtaining data from the NSA.

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The U.K. has been spying with PRISM since June 2010

The U.S. PRISM program, an effort to monitor the country’s (and therefore the world’s) biggest Internet companies, is now an American export. 

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The Internet's worst trolls are actually British spies

Or, as they call themselves, Cyber Magicians.


Snowden's latest leak: NSA better at defeating encryption than anyone imagined

New documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA has built backdoors into most of the Internet's encryption systems.