UK Spying

Have You Got What It Takes? GCHQ Launches Its Own Puzzle Book

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Tech

Think you could be the next real James Bond? As many actual spies will confirm, the life of today’s secret agent is about code-breaking, hacking and...

MI6 Is Set To Hire 1,000 New Staff As Web Increases The Risks Of Spying, Report

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK Tech

The internet has transformed the nature of the terrorist threat and governments’ surveillance capabilities. But how has it affected the traditional ...

'Project Sauron' Malware Secretly Spied On Victims For Five Years

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Tech

A covert hacking group spied on targets in Russia, China, Iran, Sweden, Belgium and Rwanda for more than five years without being detected, researcher...

The Age Old Problem of Finding a New Bond And Why There's Really Only One Man For the Job

Paul Marshall | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

Talent agents and quite possibly estate agents; after all, anything for a bit of commission, are feverishly pushing their clients forward. Any thesp...

Release Shrewsbury 24 'Show-Trial' Documents Or We Won't Support Spying Bill, Labour Warns

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK

Labour is threatening to oppose new government spying powers unless documents related to the "political motivated show-trial" of the so-called Shrewsb...

The Snooper's Charter: We Separate The Fact From The Fiction

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Tech

The Investigatory Powers Bill has finally arrived in draft form. At nearly 300 pages long it is a complete unification of the current surveillance law...

Licenced to Feel Sorry for Bond

Jane Sparrow | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Sparrow

But no, the new 'touchy-feely' MI6 is looking for people that understand the 'human side' of spying on people. Wanting recruits who are good at teamwork, they just aren't interested in the 'lonely misogynist' that is James.

Shocked Student Finds Spy Camera Hidden Inside Travelodge Shower

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A 23-year-old woman has been left feeling "absolutely disgusted" after discovering a hidden camera behind a shower vent at a Travelodge hotel in Oxfor...

We Have a Chance to Secure Real Reform of Our Spying Laws

Rachel Robinson | Posted 26.06.2016 | UK Politics
Rachel Robinson

With the much-touted Investigatory Powers Bill looming - it's in the Government's interest to make this black and white: either you believe in stopping terrorism and serious crime or you believe in the fundamental right to privacy. One or the other, you can't have both.

'NSA Spyware' Found Inside Hard Drives?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Tech

The US government's National Security Agency has developed spyware that can hide deep within a person's hard drive according to Moscow-based security ...

Mass Spying By The UK Revealed By Edward Snowden Was Actually Illegal

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK

Mass surveillance of the internet by UK intelligence services has been unlawful in the past but now complies with legislation, a watchdog has ruled. ...

James Bond Would Use This Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

The Asus ZenWatch is out now for £199.99. Features: 1.63-inch AMOLED Display 4GB Storage Android Wear Water-resistant Heart-rate SensorThe ve...

Decoys And Spies All Part Of Ukip's Indy Ref Tactics

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip Scotland's party chairman has openly admitted that the party spies on other political groups. Arthur Thackeray, from Glasgow, revealed the ant...

UK Web Spying 'Does Not Violate Human Rights'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

A judge has ruled that online spying conducted by UK government intelligence officers does not violate European human rights standards on free speech ...

10 Ways Facebook Spies On You

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

Giving up your personal data to Facebook is just the price you pay for using its service for free. But how much do you really know about how the se...

The CIA Has Made A Rather Disturbing Request

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Tech

The CIA has submitted plans to wipe all the emails of every employee three years after they leave the company. Worryingly this decision is actually...

Introducing Detekt - Has It Got the Spooks Spooked?

Tanya O'Carroll | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK
Tanya O'Carroll

'Detekt' is not the answer to the daunting and growing problem of unlawful government surveillance. But it is another small step on the road. Big brother is watching. At least in some cases, we can now see what he's looking at.

You're Being Watched Online Via Your Webcam, Watchdog Warns

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Tech

The public has been warned about a website containing thousands of live feeds to UK baby monitors, webcams and CCTV systems. People can easily be w...

Surveillance = Killing

Kevin Lo | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK
Kevin Lo

Reprieve recently filed a complaint with the UK government regarding BT's role in facilitating surveillance that leads to killing. BT has persistently refused to come clean on its collaboration with intelligence agencies. We can only hope that the UK government can get from BT the answers we deserve.

GCHQ Boss Lambasts Tech Companies For Denying Role In Terrorism

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK

The new head of Britain's electronic eavesdropping agency has accused internet firms of being "in denial" of the role their networks play in terrorism...

Spy Benefits?

Vicky Frankland | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Frankland

One day you meet someone. They are interested in getting to know you, interested in your job; your hobbies; what your pastimes are. You take a liking to them and them to you and gradually, you end up forming a relationship.

The NSA Have Been Gawking At Your Nude Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems administrator and whistleblower has revealed that during his time at the NSA employees would regularly share nu...

Emergency Data Retention Legislation: I Have Nothing to Hide, So Why Should I Care?

Allen Scott | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Politics
Allen Scott

As a rule of thumb, call me kooky if you will, but I prefer my politicians to be educated on the subjects they vote upon which affect my life. This is not something that should be pushed through at the blink of an eye, as it is something which is quite profound...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: To Strike Or Not To Strike?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 10 July 2014... 1) TO STRIKE OR NOT TO STRIKE? Isn't it odd that the Tories say they support the ri...

Russia Thought The Cambridge Five Spies Were Drunken Liabilities

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

The Cambridge Five spy ring were constantly drunk, according to their Russian handlers, and regarded as incapable of keeping secrets. Donald Duart ...