A cyber-force unit that will combat terrorist groups and domestic gangs is to be set up, it has been reported.
Britain has put in place a number of “protective” measures to guard against Russian cyber activity in the wake of the Salisbury attack, a senior intelligence official has disclosed.
The head of GCHQ has warned that Russia poses an “active” threat in the first public remarks by a UK spy chief after two men were dramatically accused of carrying out the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
A motorist has been arrested following the death of a man in a suspected hit-and-run incident near GCHQ in Cheltenham.
Its main function is to protect the UK from terrorism and cyber attacks, but now GCHQ is set for its second foray into the rather less dangerous world of puzzlebooks.
Directions for the collection of bulk communications data issued to the Government’s GCHQ snooping agency over a period of more than a decade were unlawful, a tribunal has found.
It would be “unthinkable” for Britain to depart the EU without a deal on security, a former head of the bloc’s law enforcement agency has said.
Studying how people keep valuable secrets tucked away on the internet – such as an online affairs or drug purchasing – could help agencies like MI5 track potential security threats.