Tag Archives: GCHQ

British Intelligence Agencies

“Secret intelligence gives the Government a vital edge in tackling some of the most difficult problems we face… intelligence forewarns us of threats to our national security; helps the Government promote international stability; provides support and protection to our forces; … Continue reading

Posted in GCHQ, MI5, MI6, UK | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 20 2017

Finsbury Park attack: Theresa May condemns ‘sickening’ terror attack — Israel to sign intelligence-sharing pact with Europol agency — Azerbaijan: Spy Scandal Leaves Trail Of Dead Suspects — Former GCHQ Boss: We Can’t Stop Nation State Hacking And Espionage

Posted in INTEL DIARY | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 19 2017

Terror risk is ‘price paid for our freedom’, former GCHQ chief tells Shropshire audience — Otto Warmbier: How did North Korea holiday end in jail, and a coma? — Three killed in blast at Colombia shopping centre — Unedited Putin … Continue reading

Posted in INTEL DIARY | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GCHQ — Sir Peter Harvey Marychurch (13 June 1927 – 21 May 2017)

“Sir Peter Harvey Marychurch never lost sight of what GCHQ was for, he recognised rising talent and encouraged it; and handed over to his successor a GCHQ which had as good a grip on its targets as Bletchley Park had … Continue reading

Posted in GCHQ | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Marcus Hutchins — The man who stopped the “WannaCry” ransomware

“It is not a job to him, more a passion that he happens to get paid for.” Kurtis Baron —  Founder of Fidus Information Security A young British computer wonk is hailed a hero for helping to shut down the crippling cyber attack. Follow … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber-Security, Cybercrime, WannaCry ransomware | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 14 2017

Trump taping White House meetings — Snowden blames NSA for cyber attacks– US Intel & Global climate — NHS ignored clear warnings of cyberattack

Posted in INTEL DIARY | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

NCSC — Statement on international ransomware cyber attack

“Ransomware attacks are typically carried out by criminal groups however we cannot rule out anything while investigations are ongoing.” Ciaran Martin — CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre Ciaran Martin, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber Warfare, Cyber-Security, Cybercrime, GCHQ, NCSC | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Key figures in UK Sigint: Conel Hugh O’Donel Alexander

“Conel Hugh O’Donel Alexander died in 1974 and although his obituaries rightly spoke in glowing terms of his chess achievements, the impact of his more secret work still cannot be fully revealed.” GCHQ Official website — May 5 2017 Conel … Continue reading

Posted in GCHQ | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK — Robert Hannigan steps down as GCHQ boss [Interview – Video]

“Technology and the internet are overwhelmingly brilliant things for human progress. Unfortunately there will always be people who want to abuse the latest technology. And it’s our job to deal with that dark side.” Robert Hannigan — Former GCHQ Director … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber Warfare, Cyber-Security, Elections, GCHQ, Internet, ISIS, Jeremy Fleming, MI5, Russia, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

French 2017 Presidential Election — Facebook and Google to tackle ‘fake news’ stories

“For so long, we had resisted having standards about whether something’s newsworthy because we did not consider ourselves a service that was predominantly for the distribution of news. And that was wrong! We have a responsibility here. I think we … Continue reading

Posted in facebook, Fake News, France, Google, In-Q-Tel, Propaganda, Russia | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment