US DEA Releases Results of J-CODE’s Success at Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet

Today, members of the Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team announced the results of Operation ‘SaboTor’, a coordinated international effort targeting drug trafficking organizations operating on the Darknet. This is J-CODE’s second coordinated action and follows the success of last year’s ‘Operation Disarray’. As a result of Operation ‘SaboTor’, U.S. and international law … More US DEA Releases Results of J-CODE’s Success at Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet

Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Former “spy hunter” Robert Booth discussed the threat espionage poses to national security from the State Department’s perspective, along with economic versus military and diplomatic espionage.  Watch the talk Leaks, Spies, and Lies On Monday, March 25, former Special Agent Robert Booth discussed counterintelligence and counterespionage at the Presidential Orientation Theater in the George H. W. … More Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Book Claims Irish Rubgy Employed Ex British Spy to Search for Bugs

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

Five Venezuelans Expelled from Colombia Accused of Spying

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

Putin Says Russia Cut Short Activities of 594 Spies

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

Are You Being Spied On at 35,000ft?

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?

Bridal Party Shocked to Find Hidden Camera in Auckland Rental

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 Deny Spying Risk

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

England’s Rugby Coach – Eddie Jones Admits Spying on Rivals in the Past

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