Tag: Defence Signals Directorate

What can you learn about me from 24 hours of my metadata?

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On Monday, Guardian Australia revealed that Australia’s surveillance agency, the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD), offered to share “bulk” amounts of its own citizens’ metadata with intelligence partners overseas. The prime minister, Tony Abbott, described metadata, the information generated as you

How electronic espionage was exposed four decades ago

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Edward Snowden's exposés of the United States' mass surveillance and electronic espionage programs have made headlines around the world for the past four months. The most recent revelations by the former US defence intelligence contractor published in Der Spiegel magazine detail how