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Wikileaks releases FinFisher files to highlight government malware abuse

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WikiLeaks has released more information on controversial commercial surveillance tools, criticising the German government for not blocking a “weaponised malware” developer from shipping its code to countries with regimes with poor human rights records. WikiLeaks’ latest Spy Files publication included

Australia’s espionage agency in global deal to tap undersea cables linking Asia, Middle East

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The nation's electronic espionage agency, the Australian Signals Directorate, is in a partnership with British, American and Singaporean intelligence agencies to tap undersea fibre optic telecommunications cables that link Asia, the Middle East and Europe and carry much of Australia's

Australia has a new spymaster

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  Richard Maude is appointed new head of spy agency the Office of National Assessments. Career diplomat and public servant Richard Maude has been appointed director-general of the Office of National Assessments (ONA), the nation's peak foreign intelligence agency, Julia

REVIEW: Spies and Saboteurs. Anglo-American Collaboration and Rivalry in Human Intelligence Collection and Special Operations, 1940-45

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by Jay Jakub. London: Macmillan Press, Ltd., 1999. 280 pages. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sixty years of the US/UK "special relationship" has tended to mask the tensions that percolated through the early years of Anglo-American intelligence cooperation in World War II. Two recent