Latest GCHQ publications

Tech giants pressure GCHQ to axe plans to eavesdrop on encrypted chats

Apple, Google and WhatsApp have joined others in warning the idea could threaten security and trust Tech giants including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have urged GCHQ to abandon a proposal... Read More

GCHQ planning UK-wide DNS ‘firewall’

UK surveillance agency GCHQ is exploring the use of a national ‘firewall’ in its fight against cybercrime, according to the organisation’s head of cybersecurity. Alongside BT, Talk Talk and Virgin... Read More

GCHQ launches cybersecurity consultancy to help reduce vulnerabilities in public sector

British spy agency GCHQ has this week announced a new UK scheme providing certified cybersecurity consultancy services for government customers and those in the wider public sector. Following the launch... Read More

Global SIM card cyber ‘heist’ organised by US and UK spy agencies

Intelligence agencies in the UK and the United States hacked into the SIM card database of a major manufacturer in order to steal encryption codes which allowed them to decode data... Read More

Spy court rules GCHQ surveillance was unlawful

GCHQ online surveillance was ruled unlawful [PDF] by a secretive UK court today. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), the court responsible for monitoring British intelligence agencies, said that GCHQ activity... Read More

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