GCHQ ‘Over-Achieved’ its Development of Offensive Cyber Capabilities

A new report from the Intelligence and Security Committee claims that the GCHQ has substantially increased its hacking abilities over the past few years. So much so that the Committee claims the spy organisation has “over-achieved”.

How much is over-achieved? Apparently the agency has doubled the number of offensive cyber-capabilities, including the ability to attack other countries’ communications, weapon systems, and infrastructure. This all stems from a ‘substantial’ increase in effort to develop new hacks since 2014.

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Source: Gizmodo UK