Tag: Mexico

Documents Reveal Canada’s Secret Hacking Tactics

779-1

Canada’s electronic surveillance agency has secretly developed an arsenal of cyber weapons capable of stealing data and destroying adversaries’ infrastructure, according to newly revealed classified documents. Communications Security Establishment, or CSE, has also covertly hacked into computers across the world

NSA Braced for New Leaks

nsa_eye

The National Security Agency, still reeling from massive leaks caused by Edward Snowden, is preparing to be hit with another major loss of secrets, according to U.S. intelligence officials. The leaks are expected to be published in the near future

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The Country?

An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

On August 29, Popular Science published a map of interceptor towers, surveillance devices that masquerade as cell phone towers to intercept voice and data transmissions from every cell user in an area. 19 of the interceptors were found in the

INSIDE THE COMPANY: CIA DIARY

AGEE

“The book will affect the CIA as a severe body blow does any living organism: some parts obviously will be affected more than others, but the health of the whole is bound to suffer. A considerable number of CIA personnel

Israel’s First US Espionage and Smuggling Network

photo 1

Newly declassified postwar Naval Intelligence files shine new light on a little-known chapter of U.S.-Israel relations. Massive supplies of American WWII military surplus under liquidation by the War Assets Administration were an irresistible target for Israel’s government-in-waiting the Jewish Agency

Analysis: Why has Netanyahu been silent over NSA spying on Israel?

ShowImage.ashx

In the aftermath of revelations of the US National Security Agency (NSA) spying on Israeli prime ministers, why aren’t Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his predecessors Ehud Olmert and Ehud Barak calling for heads to roll and a complete overhaul

How electronic espionage was exposed four decades ago

a1

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

Spain fears NSA is targeting communications data of its citizens

Computer screen data

Spanish authorities believe the US' National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting communication data in the country, echoing recent revelations about the NSA's activity in France. According to a report in Spanish daily El Pais, the country's intelligence agency CNI

Ex-Spy Christopher Boyce on Snowden, WikiLeaks, and NSA Backdoors

boyce_thumb[11]

A smart young dropout is welcomed into a promising career in the top secret world of U.S. defense contracting, but he’s quickly shocked to discover the deception practiced by America’s intelligence agencies at the highest levels. Disillusioned and outraged, he

Argentina, Brazil agree on cyber-defense alliance against US espionage

celso-amorim

Defense ministers of Brazil and Argentina have pledged to cooperate closely to improve cyber defense capabilities following revelations of the scale of US spying on Latin American countries. “We need to reflect on how we cooperate to face these new

NSA leak might lead to cancellation of Brazil state visit

obama-pic

MEXICO CITY — Revelations of a U.S. spy program that allegedly allows digital surveillance of the presidents of Brazil and Mexico have drawn cries of indignation and anger in both nations, but the fallout may be strongest for U.S.-Brazil relations.

Brazil Angered Over Report N.S.A. Spied on President

dilmaok

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s government summoned the United States ambassador on Monday to respond to new revelations of American surveillance of President Dilma Rousseff and her top aides, complicating relations between the countries ahead of Ms. Rousseff’s state visit

NSA spied on presidents of Brazil, Mexico, report says

whitaker_620x350

The U.S. National Security Agency, or NSA, snooped on the presidents of Brazil and Mexico, Glenn Greenwald, a reporter for The Guardian, who interviewed Edward Snowden and reported in detail about the U.S. government’s surveillance programs, said on Sunday, claiming

Colombia asks Kerry to explain NSA spying

john_kerry_AP13080908475_620x350

BOGOTA — Secretary of State John F. Kerry faced questions about National Security Agency spying here Monday as the government of Colombia asked for an explanation of reports that the United States has collected telephone and e-mail data in this

Brazil May Seek to Speak With Snowden as Spy Charges Spread

Edward-Snowden-foto-size-598

Brazil’s government said it may contact fugitive former security contractor Edward Snowden as it probes allegations the U.S. monitored phone calls and e-mail in Latin America’s largest economy. “Mr. Snowden’s participation in an investigation is absolutely relevant and pertinent,” Foreign

Mexico seeks ‘broad information’ on reported US spying

nsa - Whistleblower-Protests-Illegal-NSA-Data-Mining1

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Mexico has asked the United States to provide "broad information" about a report that it was among Latin American nations targeted by US electronic espionage, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, July 9. The Brazilian newspaper O

Book by former CIA analyst sheds light on Cuba, Kennedy, Oswald

mugshot.lee_.harvey.oswald

(Reuters) – Lee Harvey Oswald had closer ties to Cuba's intelligence agency in the months before his fatal shooting of John F. Kennedy than previously known, according to a new book by a former CIA analyst. Furthermore, the CIA lied

Shot Americans were CIA agents, officials say

large

The two Americans who were injured when gunmen fired on an American Embassy vehicle last week were CIA employees sent to bolster Mexican efforts to fight drug traffickers, officials said Tuesday. The two operatives, who were wounded Friday, were participating

CIA Website Hacked, Struggles To Recover

AnonScientology175

Anonymous and other hacktivists also left their marks on the U.S. Census Bureau, Interpol, and Mexico, as well as law enforcement websites in Alabama and Texas. An Anonymous-related Twitter channel claimed Friday that the group had successfully taken down the

US boosting role in Mexico’s fight against cartels

cia mce200516.jpg.scaled.500

WASHINGTON – The United States is expanding its role in Mexico’s bloody fight against drug trafficking organizations, sending new CIA operatives and retired military personnel to the country, and considering plans to deploy private security contractors in hopes of turning