A new book, Client Confidential written by a former British army intelligence officer Seán Hartnett (pseudonym) claims that the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) was so worried about media leaks they employed him to search for bugs in their Dublin headquarters. He claims that the fear was triggered after the contents were reported “almost word for … More Book Claims Irish Rubgy Employed Ex British Spy to Search for Bugs
An official press release by Columbia’s Migracion Ministerlo de Relaciones Exteriores, last week, announced that Immigration Colombia returned home five Venezuelans who “advanced activities not authorised in Colombia” The press release reads; In the last minutes Migration Colombia he returned home to five Venezuelan citizens who were allegedly advancing activities that would work against public security and social … More Five Venezuelans Expelled from Colombia Accused of Spying
President of Russia, Vladimir Putin took part in the annual expanded Federal Security Service (FSB) Board meeting earlier this week. The meeting was held to discuss the Service’s performance in 2018 and priorities for 2019. Addressing the attendees, he started by praising the FSB personnel for fulfilling their tasks in the fields of counter terrorism, including the safety at the … More Putin Says Russia Cut Short Activities of 594 Spies
A keen eyed passenger aboard a Singapore Airlines flight noticed “an interesting looking sensor” on his in-flight entertainment system and promptly uploaded images to Twitter. Singapore Airlines responded via Twiter, “Some of our newer inflight entertainment systems provided by the original equipment manufacturers do have a camera embedded in the hardware… These cameras have been disabled … More Are You Being Spied On at 35,000ft?
Huawei’s founder and CEO, Ren Zhengfei continues to deny all allegations relating to his company spying for Chinese authorities, insisting that his company had never been asked to spy on clients. In a rare interview with just six journalists from foreign media, Mr Ren told the them, “I love my country. I support the Communist Party. … More Huawei Deny Spying Risk
£35 million lost by cyber crime victims, increase of 24% in six months Action Fraud received 13,357 cyber crime reports in six months Hacking of social media and email accounts at the forefront of cyber crime impact Protect yourself – use a strong and separate password for each of your email accounts The City of London … More Increase in Cyber Crime in UK
Head Coach of the English National Rugby team, Eddie Jones, has admitted spying on opponents in the past, but says he stopped doing so a decade ago because it had become a waste of time. The England coach was speaking to The Guardian Newspaper, after listening to the Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa reveal that he … More England’s Rugby Coach – Eddie Jones Admits Spying on Rivals in the Past
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has disseminated videos, brochures, and other informative materials to help the private sector guard against growing threats from foreign intelligence entities and other adversaries. “Make no mistake, American companies are squarely in the cross-hairs of well-financed nation-state actors, who are routinely breaching private sector networks, stealing proprietary data, … More US National Counterintelligence & Security Centre Launches Campaign to Help Guard Against Threats From Nation State Actors.
Former Israeli cabinet minister Gonen Segev is to be jailed for 11 years after he admitted spying for Iran, Israel’s justice ministry says. Segev, who served as energy minister in the 1990s, was allegedly recruited while working as a doctor in Nigeria. He was accused of leaking details about Israeli officials and security sites. Segev … More Israel Ex-Minister Admits Spying For Iran
Morocco has launched a strategy to modernise its army, focusing on developing its technological and counter-espionage capabilities. The General Inspector of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces, General Abdelfattah Louarak, gave instructions to military leaders in the Kingdom to implement a new strategy focused on manufacturing and counter-espionage claims the Middle East Monitor. Moroccan newspaper Al-Massae quoted an … More Moroccan Armed Forces to Modernise With Focus on Counter-Espionage