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U.S. and British Intel Agencies Attacked European Union With Malware

firstlook.org — Complex malware known as Regin is the suspected technology behind sophisticated cyberattacks conducted by U.S. and British intelligence agencies on the European Union and a Belgian telecommunications company, according to security industry sources and technical analysis conducted by The Intercept.

Vodafone-Linked Company Aided British Mass Surveillance

firstlook.org — They flow deep underneath the Atlantic Ocean and into the United Kingdom below the golden sands of idyllic beaches. But the internet cables that come ashore at the coast of Cornwall, England, are not just used to connect the country with the rest of the world.

NGO Rankings, Non Profit, Globalization, Social Entrepreneur, Sustainability

top500ngos.net — In June 2013, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden disclosed numerous top-secret documents about the massive collection of online data, initiating an international debate about this violation of human rights of millions of citizens, and not just American ones.

British Spies Are Free to Target Lawyers and Journalists

firstlook.org — British spies have been granted the authority to secretly eavesdrop on legally privileged attorney-client communications, according to newly released documents.

New Zealand Cops Raided Home of Reporter Working on Snowden Documents

firstlook.org — Agents from New Zealand's national police force ransacked the home of a prominent independent journalist earlier this month who was collaborating with The Intercept on stories from the NSA archive furnished by Edward Snowden.

The Questions for New Zealand on Mass Surveillance

firstlook.org — Yesterday, we revealed details at The Intercept about the New Zealand government's secret plan to access data from the country's main internet cable. The government has since denied that the project was ever completed - but its statements in the past 24 hours have raised more questions that they have answered and deserve some closer scrutiny.

New Zealand Launched Mass Surveillance Project While Publicly Denying It

firstlook.org — AUCKLAND, New Zealand-The New Zealand spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), worked in 2012 and 2013 to implement a mass metadata surveillance system even as top government officials publicly insisted no such program was being planned and would not be legally permitted.

Murky Special Ops Have Become Corporate Bonanza, Says Report

firstlook.org — The U.S. government is paying private contractors billions of dollars to support secretive military units with drones, surveillance technology, and "psychological operations," according to new research. A detailed report, published last week by the London-based Remote Control Project, shines a light on the murky activities of the U.S.

Obama Faces Calls to Reform Reagan-Era Mass Surveillance Order

firstlook.org — A coalition of civil liberties groups and members of Congress are calling on President Obama to urgently review a controversial executive order being used by the National Security Agency to conduct mass surveillance.

How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google -

firstlook.org — The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly two dozen U.S. government agencies with a "Google-like" search engine built to share more than 850 billion records about phone calls, emails, cellphone locations, and internet chats, according to classified documents obtained by The Intercept.
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Nov 27, 2014

Great interactive map of undersea phone/internet cables GCHQ's spying on, based on Snowden dox lifewinning.com/submarine-cabl… pic.twitter.com/J0CAIAj544

Nov 26, 2014

US govt says Regin hasn't been ID'd "targeting any organizations within the US." Quelle surprise! us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA… #NSA #GCHQ

Nov 26, 2014

That awkward moment when the US govt has to issue an alert about malware it & its allies likely created: us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA… #Regin #NSA

Nov 26, 2014

@JbJabroni10 "pathetic dipshits," says the anonymous troll on the internet who contributes nothing of any value to the world. #LOL

Nov 25, 2014

UN condemns "highly intrusive" spying in resolution, but removes metadata reference to appease Five Eyes countries: in.reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 25, 2014

Case suggests how US feds may get around phone encryption (using a 225-year-old law): blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/11…

Nov 25, 2014

Killers of UK soldier were on MI5's radar for years theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/d… But it's internet firms Cameron's blaming? bbc.com/news/uk-302003…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @Channel4News: ‘The new Stuxnet’ – is GCHQ linked to the newly revealed "Regin" hacking campaign? - @geoffwhite247 blog bit.ly/1rbhiuX

Nov 25, 2014

New Snowden docs on GCHQ mass surveillance of internet cables published in Germany today: international.sueddeutsche.de/post/103543418… pic.twitter.com/kFvh54YlWt



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