Germany’s Foreign Intelligence Service (BND) to Become Branch of America’s CIA?

Eric Zuesse | 8 June 2016 According to a news report in the June 7th German Economic News (Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or DWN), headlined “Merkel entmachtet BND: USA kontrollieren Spionage in Deutschland” or “Merkel Ousts BND: US to Control German Espionage,” a new law will soon be passed in the German parliament and be approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel, which…

Spyware Linked To NSA Discovered In Hard Drives Across The World

The Daily Caller | 17 Feb 2015 Noted cybersecruity firm Kaspersky Lab has discovered evidence of advanced spyware likely tied to the National Security Agency embedded deep in hard drives from more than a dozen manufacturers worldwide. According to the Moscow-based firm, which released a report detailing the threat Monday, the spyware is able to…

US spy chief who lied to Congress visits NZ

NZ Herald | 15 March 2016 Labour leader Andrew Little met United States’ intelligence chief James Clapper yesterday – on the initiative of the Prime Minister’s office. Mr Little told the Herald he probed Mr Clapper about Congress oversight of US intelligence agencies. “We talked about the Senate and the House committees on intelligence and…