Pakistani intelligence sought huge data collection tools: Report

Pakistani intelligence sought to tap worldwide Internet traffic via underwater cables that would have given the country a digital espionage capacity to rival the US, according to a report by Privacy International.

Unsealed testimony sheds new light on Rosenberg trial

Grand jury testimony from 1950, unsealed in the United States Wednesday, has called into question the outcome of one of the most sensational spy trials of the Cold War era.

Pak troops using UAVs, cameras to spy on India: BSF

Pakistani troops have been using every opportunity to spy on the Indian side using UAVs or cameras along the border, a BSF officer said on Saturday.

US envoy called to Merkel office to discuss spy 'crisis'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office asked the US ambassador to come in on Thursday to discuss new allegations of NSA spying, which threaten to drive a new wedge through transatlantic ties.

Best Bakery case witness puts ex-DGP Sreekumar in dock

A key witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case--Yasmin Sheikh--has sought investigation against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar, alleging that he gave misleading information for personal gains to the Nanavati Commission, which was probing post-Godhra violence.

More data hacks could emerge from probe: US officials

Following disclosures of devastating breaches of US government computer networks, officials told lawmakers Tuesday even more intrusions may be discovered with investigations and deployment of new security tools.

US naval engineer pleads guilty to spying bid

 A US Navy engineer pleaded guilty Monday to attempted espionage for Egypt after offering details on the layout of the nuclear-powered submarine USS Gerald Ford while under construction.

'Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files'
'Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files'

Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached
Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

A journalist who published the first reports from Edward Snowden`s leaked documents offered a detailed rebuttal Monday to allegations that Russian and Chinese spies accessed the former intelligence contractor`s files.

58 defendants referred to military court in Egypt

Egypt on Sunday referred to military court the trial of 58 defendants belonging to an outlawed group over charges of terrorism, espionage, attempted killings and damaging public property.

Spying fears prompt smartphone ban for Iran officials
Spying fears prompt smartphone ban for Iran officials

Iranian officials with access to classified information will be forbidden from using smartphones in connection with their work because of fears of espionage, a security official said Saturday.

Germany drops probe into US spying on Merkel

Germany`s top public prosecutor closed a year-long investigation into the suspected tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel`s cell phone by U.S. spies, saying there was a lack of evidence that would stand up in court.

Rwandan journalist arrested for `spying` in Burundi

A Rwandan journalist has been arrested and charged with "spying" in neighbouring Burundi, law officials said Friday, as the country clamps down on media whom they blame for organising anti-government protests.

Iran says nuclear negotiators always cautious of spies

Iranian negotiators have always been cautious about the risk of spying during talks with world powers about its nuclear programme, a member of the country`s negotiating team said Thursday.

Swiss and Austrians probe spying at Iran talks hotels

Swiss and Austrian investigators have launched probes into alleged spying in hotels hosting delicate Iranian nuclear talks, the authorities in both countries said on Thursday.

Israel denies spying on Iran talks hotels

 Swiss and Austrian investigators have launched probes into alleged spying in hotels hosting delicate Iranian nuclear talks, with Israel denying today its secret services were involved.

Post-Snowden, UK watchdog issues online spying report

The man responsible for reviewing Britain's anti-terrorism laws called Thursday for more judicial oversight over data interception as ministers prepare legislation firming up the powers of security services following leaks by Edward Snowden.

Wife of Chinese professor held in US denounces spying charges

The wife of a Chinese professor detained in the United States on spying charges proclaimed her husband innocent and appealed for donations for legal fees in a letter published on Monday by Tianjin University, his employer.

Iran resumes scribe's trial over spying charge

An Iranian court on Monday resumed the trial of a Washington Post reporter over spying and propaganda charges, media reported.

Iran court resumes trial of Washington Post journalist: Fars

An Iranian court on Monday resumed the trial of jailed Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on espionage charges, Iran`s semi-official Fars news agency reported.