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
Former US Special Agent Robert Booth will discuss State Department espionage cases at Texas A&M University On Monday, March 25, former Special Agent Robert Booth will discuss counterintelligence and counterespionage at the Presidential Orientation Theater in the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on Texas A&M University’s campus. This event, hosted by the … More Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter
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?
Members of a bridal party are demanding a refund from their rural Auckland accommodation after they discovered a camera hidden in a light bulb. Bridesmaid Sarah Muir said on discovering the 360-degree camera, which also recorded noises, they decided to all get dressed in the bathroom in the rural West Auckland property. Speaking to the … More Bridal Party Shocked to Find Hidden Camera in Auckland Rental
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.