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UK spy agency says to share cyber threat data with private firms

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 18:59

Britain`s GCHQ intelligence agency said on Tuesday it would start to share classified cyber threat information with private companies amid concerns over increasingly sophisticated targeting of businesses by hackers.

UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 22:19

Britain`s communications spy agency GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday.

Angry Birds website hacked after reports of NSA and GCHQ snoop-operation

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 14:03

The website of Angry Birds app maker Rovio had been reportedly hacked, two days after the US and UK spy agencies` snoop-operation on personal data of its customers.

UK spy agency snooped user activities on Facebook, Youtube

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 15:08

The documents have revealed that the GCHQ monitored YouTube video views, Facebook `likes` and Blogger visits among other activities in real-time.

UK hacked hotel systems to spy on foreign diplomats: Report

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 14:05

Britain`s GCHQ intelligence agency has systematically spied on foreign diplomats and politicians by monitoring their hotel bookings around the world, a German media report said.

UK intelligence warns nations `hiring hackers` to launch attacks

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 13:07

UK`s intelligence agency, GCHQ in its annual report expressed concern over nations allegedly `hiring hackers` in order to launch attacks on enemy states.

British spying allegations `nightmare out of Hollywood`: Germany

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 23:26

Germany`s Justice Minister said that allegations of British intelligence services tapping world phone calls and Internet traffic were a "nightmare out of Hollywood."

UK secretly tapping fibre-optic cables: Snowden

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 18:04

Britain`s electronic eavesdropping agency has gained secret access to fibre-optic cables carrying global Internet traffic and telephone calls, The Guardian said.

British spy chiefs to be quizzed in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 17:54

British lawmakers will next year question chiefs of intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ.

New UK centre to study science of cyber security?

Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 17:11

Britain today announced the setting up of a new academic research institute at a cost of 3. 8 million pounds to improve understanding of the science behind the growing cyber security threat.

UK intelligence awards 8 varsities for cyber security

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 03, 2012, 14:13

Oxford and Bristol are among eight universities recognised as centres of excellence in cyber security research by GCHQ, one of Britain`s three intelligence agencies.

UK facing "disturbing" number of cyber attacks

Last Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011, 17:43

British government and industry computer systems are facing a "disturbing" number of cyber attacks.