ARTICLES RELATING TO ESPIONAGE

EXCLUSIVE | Spies' secret listening device disappeared from SSA before ANC elective conference, reappeared after

2019-10-11 06:10

In the weeks leading up to the ANC's national elective conference at Nasrec in December 2017, a sophisticated listening device went missing from the highly secure State Security Agency's headquarters.

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Britain’s intelligence agency reveals previously unseen gadgets including 'secret dust' and a secure phone used by the Queen

There is even a phone used by GCHQ's longest serving customer, the Queen.

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WATCH: US charges 'Godkiller', one other hacker with alleged Chinese intelligence ties

2018-12-21 15:30

US officials have indicted two alleged Chinese hackers who are said to have carried out an extensive campaign on behalf of Beijing's main intelligence agency.

Putin's soccer ball gift to Trump may be bugged, or worse — and the US may never know

2018-07-18 10:52

Russia's spycraft and ingenuity is first class, and history is replete with its triumphs in stealing US secrets via bugs.

US embassy in Cuba 'under review'

2017-09-18 05:01

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

India slams Pakistan over 'spy' death sentence

2017-04-10 19:17

Any move to execute an Indian convicted by a Pakistani court-martial of spying would be "premeditated murder", New Delhi has warned Islamabad.

Saudi court sentences 15 'spies' to death

2016-12-06 21:30

A Saudi court has sentenced 15 people to death and several others to prison in a case involving alleged Iranian spy cell.

US woman indicted in China on spy charges

2016-08-30 18:03

An American woman detained in China for more than a year has been indicted by prosecutors on charges of spying.

US spying on Netanyahu communications - report

2015-12-30 12:23

The United States continues to spy on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's communications despite promising to curtail the hacking of its allies, a report says.

Israel welcomes release of spy Jonathan Pollard in US

2015-11-20 13:32

Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted of spying for Israel in the United States, has been released from prison, a move welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

 

EXCLUSIVE | Intelligence Minister Ayanda Dlodlo told spy boss to 'unlawfully' hack calls

2019-10-09 12:36

State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has allegedly ordered the spy agency's head of domestic intelligence Sam Muofhe to bug someone unlawfully and without a judge's authority.

WATCH: 'Secret dust'- a hundred years of spy gadgets

2019-07-10 12:37

GCHQ is 100 years old - here are some of their previously unseen gadgets, including "secret dust". WATCH NOW.

Trump continues to take calls from his iPhone despite warnings that China and Russia could be listening

2018-10-25 10:14

The Chinese reportedly have put together a list of the US President's friends and are hoping to influence him through these trusted sources.

Bruce Whitfield: Court papers allege conspiracy, theft, and Christian video as Tekkie Town founders tried to force Steinhoff to sell

2018-07-07 18:32

Court papers show the Tekkie Town founders made Steinhoff Africa Retail a R2 billion offer – at roughly the same time as the company’s IT systems were under attack in what an apparent turncoat now says was an organised conspiracy.

Key 'Project Wonder' allegation apparently fabricated

2017-08-28 12:45

At least one allegation contained in an "intelligence" document that details a supposed plot to oust Police Minister Fikile Mbalula appears to be a fabrication.

China prevents academic from returning home to Australia

2017-03-27 11:45

An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer says.

Another US spy worker steals data

2016-10-21 22:13

US prosecutors say they expected to file espionage charges against a private contractor for the National Security Agency suspected of stealing classified information.

Home grown extremists biggest threat to US

2016-02-09 20:33

The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising, but US-based home grown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington's top spy says.

Egypt frees Israeli Arab after 15 years

2015-12-11 05:35

An Israeli Arab convicted of espionage in Egypt has been released after finishing a 15 year sentence.

Germany spied on friendly powers

2015-10-15 16:55

Message traffic by friendly powers may have been among potential targets of snooping by the German spy agency.

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