Anonymous CSIS document leak probed by RCMP, CSE
Hacker group wants police to investigate fatal RCMP shooting of 1 of its members, James McIntyre
CBC News, July 28, 2015
RCMP and Canada’s electronic spy agency are investigating the leak of a secret government document dealing with CSIS, Canada’s main spy agency, CBC News has confirmed.
Cybercrime investigators with the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) are looking into how the online international activist group Anonymous obtained the classified document and then leaked it to the media. Read the rest of this entry
Communication Security Establishment’s cyberwarfare toolbox revealed
Mexico, North Africa, Middle East among targets of cyber-spy hacking
By Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins, CBC News, March 23, 2015
Top-secret documents obtained by the CBC show Canada’s electronic spy agency has developed a vast arsenal of cyberwarfare tools alongside its U.S. and British counterparts to hack into computers and phones in many parts of the world, including in friendly trade countries like Mexico and hotspots like the Middle East.
The little known Communications Security Establishment wanted to become more aggressive by 2015, the documents also said. Read the rest of this entry
CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents
Global sites for sharing movies, photos, music targeted in mass anti-terror surveillance
By Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins, CBC News, Jan 27, 2015
Canada’s electronic spy agency sifts through millions of videos and documents downloaded online every day by people around the world, as part of a sweeping bid to find extremist plots and suspects, CBC News has learned.
Details of the Communications Security Establishment project dubbed “Levitation” are revealed in a document obtained by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden and recently released to CBC News. Read the rest of this entry