Experts warn of ‘epidemic’ of bugging devices used by stalkers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′][/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] More funding and legal powers are needed for police to stop a surge of stalkers using eavesdropping devices to spy on victims, experts have warned. By[nbsp_tc]James Hockaday[nbsp_tc]for Metro.co.uk [nbsp_tc] [/text_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’15’][/spacer_tc][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] [nbsp_tc] Firms paid to detect the bugs say they’re finding more and more of the devices which are readily available on online…

Surely we can find, and stop, high-tech spies

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] It’s rumored that the U.S. intelligence community has commissioned The Eagles to rewrite some of their[nbsp_tc]famous lyrics[nbsp_tc]to serve as a deterrent to Russia and China. The hope is that this new song will stop the apparently unabated espionage activities occurring in the National Capital Region, known as the NCR. It’s called “You Can’t Hide Your Spyin’ Eyes.” BY MORGAN WRIGHT [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Concerns about…

Chinese peeping Tom installed secret cameras to film couples in love hotels and sell footage online

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Man accused of selling footage through popular social media platform by Nectar Gan [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A man has been arrested in southwest China on suspicion of installing webcams in hotels to film couples having sex and then selling the footage online, according to local media reports. [/text_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] When the couple went to bed they looked up and saw a hole…

Burning Umbrella: An Intelligence Report on the Winnti Umbrella and Associated State-Sponsored Attackers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] • We assess with high confidence that the Winnti umbrella is associated with the Chinese state intelligence apparatus, with at least some elements located in the Xicheng District of Beijing. • A number of Chinese state intelligence operations from 2009 to 2018 that were previously unconnected publicly are in fact linked to the Winnti umbrella. • We assess with high confidence that multiple publicly reported threat actors…

China’s ZTE says is trusted partner after U.S. concern

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese telecoms equipment group ZTE Corp hit back on Thursday against concerns from U.S. lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese espionage, saying it was a trusted partner of its U.S. customers, state news agency Xinhua reported. China is trying to gain access to sensitive U.S. technologies and intellectual properties through telecommunications companies, academia and joint business ventures, U.S. senators…

U.S. senators concerned about Chinese access to intellectual property

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China is trying to gain access to sensitive U.S. technologies and intellectual properties through telecommunications companies, academia and joint business ventures, U.S. senators and spy chiefs warned on Tuesday at a Senate hearing. Republican Senator Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he worried about the spread in the United States of what he called “counterintelligence and information security…

African Union says has no secret dossiers after China spying report

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] BEIJING (Reuters) – The African Union does not have any secret dossiers and nothing to spy on, a senior official said in Beijing on Thursday, rejecting a report in French newspaper Le Monde that Beijing had bugged the regional bloc’s headquarters in Addis Ababa. Le Monde, quoting anonymous AU sources, reported last month that data from computers in the Chinese-built building had been transferred…

Former CIA officer arrested on Espionage Act charge

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Jerry Chun Shing Lee had long been suspected of helping China neutralize US spying operations. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] By JOSH MEYER AND JOSH GERSTEIN [/text_tc][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Espionage-Act.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’30’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] A former Central Intelligence Agency officer long suspected of helping China neutralize U.S. spying operations on its soil has been arrested on a charge that he kept and traveled…

German spy agency warns of Chinese LinkedIn espionage

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/LikedIn.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’15’][/spacer_tc][h_tc type=’3′] China is using fake LinkedIn profiles to gather information on German officials and politicians, the German intelligence agency (BfV) has said. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] The agency alleges that Chinese intelligence used the networking site to target at least 10,000 Germans, possibly to recruit them as informants. It released a number of fake profiles allegedly used for this purpose….

China adds broad new definitions to counter-espionage law

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s cabinet on Wednesday released broad new definitions of conduct punishable under its three-year-old counter-espionage law, as China seeks to bolster its defence against threats to national security and social stability. Over five years, President Xi Jinping has ushered in a flurry of new state security legislation to defend China from perceived threats both inside and outside its borders. Rights groups…

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