Greece: Report claims illegal surveillance software was used to spy on politicians, journalists and businessmen

Greece has been rocked by a ‘wiretapping’ scandal as a bombshell report claimed Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis ‘used state intelligence to spy on dozens of people including potential political rivals, journalists and businessmen’. Documento reported that the list of targets Read More …

RaHDIt hackers published data of Ukrainian spies

RaHDIt hackers have made public the data of one thousand employees of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR) of the military department of Ukraine. According to RIA Novosti, problems in protecting the networks of the Central Directorate of the Main Intelligence Read More …

Spain fires intelligence chief amid phone hacking scandals

Spain’s government fired the director of the country’s top intelligence agency Tuesday following the hacking of politicians’ cellphones, including the devices of the prime minister and several supporters of the Catalonia region’s secession. The National Intelligence Center, or CNI, has Read More …

UK spy agencies sharing bulk personal data with foreign allies was legal, says court

A privacy rights org this week lost an appeal in a case about the sharing of Bulk Personal Datasets (BPDs) by MI5, MI6, and GCHQ with foreign intelligence agencies. The British agencies have never stated, in public, whether any of Read More …

Israel: Mossad head’s personal files, photos leaked by Iran-linked Telegram group

Photos and personal documents disclosing information on Mossad director David Barnea and his family were leaked in a Telegram channel called “Open Hands” on Tuesday, Walla reported. Created hours before the leak was published to some 30 followers, the channel Read More …

Swipe left: Snoops use dating apps to hook sources, says Australian Five Eyes boss

Nations running online foreign influence campaigns have turned to dating apps to recruit people privy to sensitive information, according to the director general of the Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), the nation’s security agency directed against external threats and Read More …

Danish intelligence chief held over suspected information leaks

The head of Denmark’s foreign intelligence unit, Lars Findsen, has been remanded in custody over his involvement in a case of “highly classified” information leaks, public broadcaster DR reported on Monday. Denmark’s two intelligence services have been thrown into disarray Read More …