EU suffers major cyber-security scandal with publication of 1,100 secret cables

By |december 19th, 2018|cyber security, cyber-attacks, espionnage, EU foreign policy, News, scandal|

A trove of hacked EU diplomatic cables made available to the New York Times revealed no major secrets, but displayed the remarkably poor protection of routine exchanges among EU officials Hackers accessed the EU’s diplomatic communications network for years, downloading...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU suffers major cyber-security scandal with publication of 1,100 secret cables

Britain says Russian military intelligence behind host of global cyber attacks

By |oktober 4th, 2018|covert action, cyber security, espionnage, hybrid war, Jeremy Hunt, News, Russia, UK|

Britain accused Russian military intelligence on Thursday (4 October) of directing a host of cyber-attacks aimed at undermining Western democracies by sowing confusion in everything from sport to transport and the 2016 US presidential election.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Britain says Russian military intelligence behind host of global cyber attacks

US defense chief to visit Macedonia, concerned about Russian ‘mischief’

By |september 12th, 2018|Angela Merkel, covert action, espionnage, EU enlargement, Greece, Jim Mattis, Macedonia, Nato, News, Referendum, Russia, transatlantic relations|

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday (11 September) he would visit Macedonia before the 30 September referendum on changing the country's name, also expressing concern about suspected Russian interference in the vote, which Moscow denies.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US defense chief to visit Macedonia, concerned about Russian ‘mischief’

Britain charges two Russians for state-backed plot to kill Skripals

By |september 6th, 2018|covert action, espionnage, News, Russia, Sergei Skripal, Theresa May|

Britain charged two Russians in absentia on Wednesday (5 September) with the attempted murder of a former Russian spy and his daughter, and said the suspects were military intelligence officers almost certainly acting on orders from high up in the...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Britain charges two Russians for state-backed plot to kill Skripals

Europe should counter Iran’s cyber espionage, infiltration, terrorism

By |avgust 30th, 2018|covert action, cyber-attacks, espionnage, Iran, News, terrorism|

The more discord persists in the West over the means of responding to Iranian covert operations, the more impact these operations will have, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe should counter Iran’s cyber espionage, infiltration, terrorism

Austria FM defends Putin wedding invitation

By |avgust 28th, 2018|Austria, Austrian Presidency, espionnage, far right, FPO, Heinz Christian Strache, Karin Kneissl, News, Russia, Russia sanctions, Sebastian Kurz, Vladimir Putin|

Austria's foreign minister defended on Monday (27 August) the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin at her wedding, denying she had been used by him after photos of the two dancing fueled questions about her neutrality.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Austria FM defends Putin wedding invitation

Trump, Putin blame ‘forces in US’ for undermining the Helsinki summit ‘success’

By |julij 20th, 2018|Donald Trump, election meddling, espionnage, hybrid war, News, Vladimir Putin|

In separate statements on the same day (19 July) US President Donald Trump and his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin blamed forces within the United States for marring what they called the success of their first summit.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Trump, Putin blame ‘forces in US’ for undermining the Helsinki summit ‘success’

OSCE surprised by Russian intelligence penetrating its Ukraine mission

By |julij 19th, 2018|Eastern Ukraine crisis, espionnage, News, OSCE, Russia, Ukraine|

The OSCE mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine said yesterday (18 July) claims that Russia's security agency had received inside information about its activities came as a major blow.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za OSCE surprised by Russian intelligence penetrating its Ukraine mission

Macedonia’s roadmap to NATO accession explained

By |julij 12th, 2018|EPP, espionnage, Greece, Macedonia, name dispute, Nato, News, Nikola Gruevski, VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev|

As expected, Macedonia received an official invitation to join the NATO alliance yesterday (11 July), a month after it reached an agreement with Athens on its new name.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macedonia’s roadmap to NATO accession explained

US: Nord Stream raises intelligence concerns

By |maj 18th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Donald Trump, espionnage, LNG, News, Nord Stream-2, transatlantic relations, Turkish Stream, Ukraine, US-Russia relations, Vladimir Putin|

The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany raises US intelligence and military concerns since it would allow Moscow to place new listening and monitoring technology in the Baltic Sea, a senior US official said on Thursday (17 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US: Nord Stream raises intelligence concerns