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​Trade unionists, blacklisted activists demand police spying inquiry
Trade unionists are demanding a full inquiry into ‘very troubling allegations’ of police spying on activists and blacklisted workers.

30.06.2015 10:57

​US Navy pays $9 million per year to cling to Windows XP
The United States Navy still uses Microsoft’s Windows XP, even though there have been four new versions of Windows since XP debuted in 2001. The choice to use the obsolete operating system costs the Navy $9 million every year

29.06.2015 19:22

Google’s ‘listening network’ could be vulnerable to US govt, NSA – Falkvinge to RT
Voice recognition technologies are part of the future, but should trigger concern that IT companies are essentially building “listening networks” which can be exploited by the likes of the NSA, Swedish Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge told RT.

27.06.2015 03:13

Snowden, Assange could get ‘symbolic’ asylum offers – French justice minister
The French justice minister said she would not be surprised if, in light of the latest revelations about the NSA spying on country’s leaders, France offers political asylums to Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, as a “symbolic gesture.”

26.06.2015 04:05

​Step closer to surveillance state? France passes new spying law
The French parliament has adopted new legislation, giving the intelligence services more leeway to spy on the public. The bill comes the same day as French politicians voiced anger over revelations of US spying on three French presidents.

25.06.2015 00:29

NSA spying scandals show toxic ‘secrecy paradigm’ is dead
Every new revelation about the NSA spying against its adversaries and supposed allies becomes another nail in the coffin of the “secrecy paradigm,” former CIA officer Robert David Steele, who believes intelligence could soon cease to exist, told RT.

24.06.2015 04:01

‘NSA & GCHQ are two biggest hackers in the world’
America’s NSA and the British GCHQ have been hyping up the threat from hackers, however a new report based on Edward Snowden’s leaks shows the spy agencies are the two biggest hacking organizations in the world, former MI5 agent Annie Machon told RT.

23.06.2015 15:59

​‘Refusenik’ spies may resist ‘intrusive capabilities’ disclosure
Ahead of a parliamentary debate on the findings of the Anderson Report on spy powers on Thursday, it is reported that some within the intelligence community will do all they can to resist transparency.

23.06.2015 08:32

NSA, GCHQ targeted Kaspersky, other cybersecurity companies – Snowden docs
US and British spy agencies worked to reverse-engineer antivirus software in order to "exploit such software and to prevent detection of our activities." Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab was particularly targeted.

22.06.2015 15:49

GCHQ found guilty of illegal spying on human rights groups
Two human rights groups were spied on illegally by British security agency GCHQ, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled after the groups lodged formal complaints.

22.06.2015 13:45

Hack attack on Polish LOT airline’s system grounds 1,400 passengers
About 1,400 passengers using the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw’s Chopin airport after the airline’s computer system that is used to issue flight plans, was hacked. The operator fears other airlines could also be at risk.

22.06.2015 04:36

275k+ Sony files: WikiLeaks publishes massive new cache of hacked docs
Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has released 276,394 new documents stolen from Sony Pictures in November by an unidentified hacker. It adds to 30,000 documents and 173,132 emails released earlier in April.

19.06.2015 10:12