Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
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.
There is even a phone used by GCHQ's longest serving customer, the Queen.
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.
Russia's spycraft and ingenuity is first class, and history is replete with its triumphs in stealing US secrets via bugs.
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.
Any move to execute an Indian convicted by a Pakistani court-martial of spying would be "premeditated murder", New Delhi has warned Islamabad.
A Saudi court has sentenced 15 people to death and several others to prison in a case involving alleged Iranian spy cell.
An American woman detained in China for more than a year has been indicted by prosecutors on charges of spying.
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.
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.
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.
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The Chinese reportedly have put together a list of the US President's friends and are hoping to influence him through these trusted sources.
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.
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.
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.
US prosecutors say they expected to file espionage charges against a private contractor for the National Security Agency suspected of stealing classified information.
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.
An Israeli Arab convicted of espionage in Egypt has been released after finishing a 15 year sentence.
Message traffic by friendly powers may have been among potential targets of snooping by the German spy agency.
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