The NSA and GCHQ declined to comment for this story. GCHQ said in a statement that its work "is carried out in accordance with a strict legal and policy framework, which ensures that our

This is the story of the NSA, the FBI, the CIA, GCHQ, and just about every other vaguely-branded acronym-laden government agency you can think of. If you live in the developed world, you live in the surveilled world: here's how they pulled it off. The PATRIOT Act. No, NSA & GCHQ do not protect us, because they only gather information for the same of gathering it. The NSA spends its time gathering information about the very people that it is supposed to be protecting. The people we are trying to protect are now the suspects. It is a shame that Americans can no longer trust their own government. NSA and GCHQ Attacked Antivirus Companies. On Monday, the Intercept published a new story from the Snowden documents:. The spy agencies have reverse engineered software products, sometimes under questionable legal authority, and monitored web and email traffic in order to discreetly thwart anti-virus software and obtain intelligence from companies about security software and users of such NSA/GCHQ/CSEC Infecting Innocent Computers Worldwide. There's a new story on the c't magazin website about a 5-Eyes program to infect computers around the world for use as launching pads for attacks. These are not target computers; these are innocent third parties. The article actually talks about several government programs.

GCHQ’s Bude base has a history of close collaboration with the National Security Agency (NSA), providing it with raw intelligence as part of the Five Eyes alliance that also includes Australia, New

According to a report in Der Spiegel, the NSA and GCHQ have had access to OPEC's internal networks and systems since January of 2008, allowing the NSA to provide intelligence on individual members NSA and GCHQ Exploited Antivirus Companies to Aid Hacking

Today’s decision confirms to the public what many have said all along — over the past decade, GCHQ and the NSA have been engaged in an illegal mass surveillance sharing program that has

Thanks to a legal victory Privacy International obtained earlier this year, the UK's Investigatory Powers Tribunal is now required to search through data the GCHQ obtained from the NSA for Exclusive: NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ | UK