Security services

March 18, 2018 - 12:38 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet security service says a Palestinian has stabbed an Israeli in Jerusalem seriously wounding him. Police said he was shot dead by officers at the scene. The attack Sunday occurred in Jerusalem's Old City, home to sensitive holy sites sacred to Jews, Christians and...
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March 06, 2018 - 6:06 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands' main intelligence agency says it is seeing an increase in the volume and complexity of attempts at digital espionage, online political manipulation and moves toward sabotage of infrastructure in Europe. In its annual report for 2017 published Tuesday,...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A private security firm hired by the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to restrict evidence during an October civil trial over whether it operated illegally in North Dakota. North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board maintains TigerSwan...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:06 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic News Service says Estonia and Russia have exchanged two men convicted of espionage at a border crossing between the two countries. The region's main news agency cited Estonia's Internal Security Service as saying that Raivo Susi, an Estonian found guilty of...
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Maldivian opposition supporters scuffle with security forces officers during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The exiled former president of the Maldives said Friday that the government must abide by a Supreme Court ruling to free a group of political prisoners, hours after clashes erupted in the Indian Ocean archipelago's capital in the wake of the surprise verdict. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 02, 2018 - 7:44 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The exiled former leader of the Maldives said he will mount a fresh challenge for the presidency this year after his conviction for abducting a judge was overturned by the country's Supreme Court. Government opponents in the archipelago nation's capital mounted a second...
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Former Kenyan vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, second left, stands outside his home to address journalists, in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Musyoka said Wednesday gunshots were fired at his home and a grenade detonated in what he described as “an assassination attempt.” (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
January 31, 2018 - 9:56 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said Wednesday that gunshots and a grenade were fired at his home in what he called "an assassination attempt," as a government shutdown of the top three TV stations continued the day after the mock inauguration of opposition leader...
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January 26, 2018 - 4:52 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch newspaper and television show are jointly reporting that the Netherlands' spy service broke into the computers used by a Russian hacking group often nicknamed Cozy Bear and may be sitting on evidence relating to the hack of the U.S. Democratic National Committee. Reports...
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January 24, 2018 - 7:58 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Rights groups are calling on Lebanon to open an investigation into a global surveillance network based out of the country's General Security directorate. Security firms revealed the existence of the network five days ago. Lookout, Inc. and the Electronic Frontier Foundation said the...
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Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, poses for a photo at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Galperin said the discovery of a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security was remarkable, explaining that she could think of only one other example where researchers were able to pin state-backed hackers to a specific building. "We were able to take advantage of extraordinarily poor operational security," she said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 18, 2018 - 6:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday. Mobile security firm...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is threatening to cut off aid money to the Palestinian Authority and acknowledging that the Middle East peace process appears to be stalled. Trump says in a pair of tweets that, “we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue ...peace treaty with Israel.”(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 03, 2018 - 5:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials voiced outrage on Wednesday over President Donald Trump's threat to cut funding to the Palestinian Authority, calling his tweets "blackmail" in the aftermath of the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinian President...
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