Australian Crack Unit to Ward Off Threats From Espionage

A counter-espionage unit has been created within the Department of Home Affairs to link ASIO, the Australian Federal Police, Defence and other key government agencies in operations against foreign spies, following advice that more resources were needed to tackle unprecedented foreign interference. The Australian has confirmed that cabinet approved the transfer of a senior ASIO official … More Australian Crack Unit to Ward Off Threats From Espionage

Scientists Claim ‘Sonic Attacks’ in Cuba Possibly Caused by Poorly Engineered Eavesdropping Devices

  Scientists believe the root of a ‘sonic attack’ that led to the US State Department recalling 21 employees and reducing staff from its embassy in Cuba could have just been ‘bad engineering.’ In September 2017, the State Department pulled 21 diplomats and their families out of Cuba and stopped issuing travel visas to the … More Scientists Claim ‘Sonic Attacks’ in Cuba Possibly Caused by Poorly Engineered Eavesdropping Devices

UK Counter Terrorism Policing ‘ACT Campaign, Urges Public Action

As part of the ongoing ‘ACT – Action Counters Terrorism’ campaign, UK Counter Terrorism Policing is calling on the public to report any suspicious online content or activity. This comes as the UK’s specialist unit that deals with online terrorist material revealed that as well as taking down over 300,000 pieces of terrorist material, the … More UK Counter Terrorism Policing ‘ACT Campaign, Urges Public Action

UK Foreign Secretary Calls for a United Response on Salisbury Incident

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson has spoken to some of the world’s top diplomats following the use of a military grade nerve agent, of a type developed by Russia, in Salisbury. While awaiting an explanation from Russia of how a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia came to be used in the UK, … More UK Foreign Secretary Calls for a United Response on Salisbury Incident

Listening Device Found at Former Home of Late Irish Republican

A solicitor representing the family of the late Brian Keenan has said that “serious questions need to be asked” after a listening device was uncovered at the senior republican’s former home. A family member uncovered the listening device at the New Barnsley home, which comprised of a microphone and several battery packs, under the upstairs … More Listening Device Found at Former Home of Late Irish Republican

Full range of REI Government Level Electronic Countermeasures Equipment at Security & Policing 2018

International Procurement Services (IPS) will be exhibiting the full range of Research Electronics International (REIUSA) government level electronic countermeasures equipment at the forthcoming ‘Closed’ Home Office event, Security & Policing 2018 Security & Policing will take place at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Hampshire, UK from the 6th to the 8th March 2018 … More Full range of REI Government Level Electronic Countermeasures Equipment at Security & Policing 2018

IPS Announce Firmware Update for OSCOR Spectrum Analyzer

International Procurement Services, (IPS), have announced the availability of a new Firmware update for both the REI OSCOR Blue and REI OSCOR Green Spectrum Analyzer’s. The new Firmware update is a free download available on the REI website, for existing OSCOR operators. In addition to performance improvements in the new Firmware update, two file and … More IPS Announce Firmware Update for OSCOR Spectrum Analyzer

Fitness App “Strava” Shows Exercise Routes of Personnel in Sensitive Areas

Security concerns have been raised after a fitness tracking firm has inadvertently shown the exercise routes of personnel in sensitive areas around the world. San Francisco based Strava  provides an app that uses a mobile phone’s GPS to track a subscribers exercise activity. The online fitness tracker “Strava” publishes a “heatmap” which shows the paths … More Fitness App “Strava” Shows Exercise Routes of Personnel in Sensitive Areas

Insider Sentenced for Economic Espionage

California Engineer Sold Satellite Secrets to “Foreign Agent” On July 7, 2016, three days after his fellow Americans had celebrated the nation’s Independence Day, engineer Gregory Allen Justice, who worked for a cleared government contractor in California, was arrested in a hotel room for selling sensitive satellite information to someone he believed was a Russian … More Insider Sentenced for Economic Espionage

Former CIA Officer Arrested for Retaining Classified Information

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer was arrested last night,  (15.01.2018) on charges of unlawful retention of national defense information. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, aka “Zhen Cheng Li”, 53, was arrested after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York.  Lee, who is a naturalized United States citizen, currently resides in … More Former CIA Officer Arrested for Retaining Classified Information