Bulgaria Opens Investigation as Former MP Accused of Spying for Moscow Receives Award From Putin

An investigation is underway in Sofia into how a former Bulgarian MP accused of spying for Russia was able to travel to Moscow to receive an award from the Kremlin despite being under orders not to leave the country. Nikolai Malinov, a former parliamentarian from the Socialist Party, who also heads two pro-Russian non-governmental organisations … More Bulgaria Opens Investigation as Former MP Accused of Spying for Moscow Receives Award From Putin

Microsoft Human Contractors Are Listening to Skype Calls

Microsoft human contractors are listening to live audio and video Skype calls through the app’s translation service. The leak came after tech Motherboard obtained a cache of internal documents, screenshots and audio recordings. At the time the story broke, Skype’s privacy statement said, “When you use Skype’s translation features, Skype collects and uses your conversation to … More Microsoft Human Contractors Are Listening to Skype Calls

Cathay Pacific Storing Images of Passengers “For as Long as Necessary”

Airline Cathay Pacific have revealed in its latest privacy policy that they routinely record passengers through CCTV whilst on-board and at the airport and retain the images and data for as long as necessary. The very detailed, and honest privacy policy lists not only the standard data collected such as; API (Advanced Passenger Information) and in-airport … More Cathay Pacific Storing Images of Passengers “For as Long as Necessary”

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK

Reuters has reported today (13/05/2019), that Iran said it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs. “An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in the British Council and was cooperating with Britain’s … More Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People’s Republic of China.  According to court documents, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, left the CIA in 2007 and began residing in Hong Kong.  In April 2010, two Chinese intelligence officers (IOs) … More Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

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

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