Tag Archives: Espionage

Mark Collins – Spookery Today, Especially SIGINT and Cyber Stuff

10 Nov

The Economist focuses almost solely on the US and UK amongst Western countries (several graphics): Special report: Espionage Espionage Shaken and stirred Technology Tinker, tailor, hacker, spy Gove…

Source: Mark Collins – Spookery Today, Especially SIGINT and Cyber Stuff

Mark Collins – MI5 Chief Highlights Big Bear Spooky and Cyber Threats, Jihadis

2 Nov

Further to this post, The Lions’s Cyber Roar: UK Getting Really Serious, Unlike Canada the head of Britain’s domestic intelligence service gives an unprecedented interview: MI5 head: ‘increas…

Source: Mark Collins – MI5 Chief Highlights Big Bear Spooky and Cyber Threats, Jihadis

Mark Collins – Can Canada Reach a Real Cyber Deal With China?

27 Sep

Good reporting by Colin Freeze at the Globe and Mail: Canada, China to discuss accord on cybersecurity Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has directed his top security officials to discuss a cyber accor…

Source: Mark Collins – Can Canada Reach a Real Cyber Deal With China?

Mark Collins – MI6: UK HUMINT Spooks Going Cyber, Including Social Media

22 Sep

It’s a brave new espionage world: MI6 to recruit hundreds more staff in response to digital technology Worldwide intelligence agencies increasingly rely upon internet and social media rather …

Source: Mark Collins – MI6: UK HUMINT Spooks Going Cyber, Including Social Media

Mark Collins – US Election Cyber Security Mess: Democrats, the Bear, the Donald, Whatever

25 Jul

Further to this May post, “US intelligence: Foreign hackers spying on campaigns” the bits are really hitting the fan–at Foreign Policy’s “Situation Report”: Is Moscow …

Source: Mark Collins – US Election Cyber Security Mess: Democrats, the Bear, the Donald, Whatever

Mark Collins – Canadian-Based Cyber Chispy Sentenced in US

15 Jul

Further to this post, Cyber Espionage vs US Defence Industry: Chinese Resident of Canada Pleads Guilty there is of course no connection to anyone official in Dragonland. Right. See what the Chicom …

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian-Based Cyber Chispy Sentenced in US

Mark Collins – Bear Now Out-Hacking Dragon

21 Jun

At Defense One’s “D-Brief”–one wonders if US pressure has actually been that effective or if the Chinese have their own reasons, e.g. a temporary surfeit of material: ……

Source: Mark Collins – Bear Now Out-Hacking Dragon

Mark Collins – “China’s government is not Canada’s friend”

31 May

John Robson (he tweets @thejohnrobson) lays out the obvious case for the benefit of our new government–which is unlikely to pay much attention: The Chinese government is not Canada’s friend. …

Source: Mark Collins – “China’s government is not Canada’s friend”

Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

18 May

Canada’s CSE for its part was pretty active in Afghanistan, and almost certainly now in Iraq, on an obviously much smaller scale than the NSA: Inside the government’s secret NSA program…

Source: Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

Mark Collins – “US intelligence: Foreign hackers spying on campaigns”

18 May

Who’d a thunk it? Not just Hillary’s e-mail any more–an AP “BIG STORY”: The United States sees evidence that hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, are sno…

Source: Mark Collins – “US intelligence: Foreign hackers spying on campaigns”