A-Z Archive

From the pages of Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine since May 2001

Access, Ransoms and Death Threats. Feature. ES106, 2016
AlphaBay. ES113, 2018
Alternative Hacking. Case files which show the good, bad, fascinating and ugly side of operational interference. Major Feature. ES108, 2017
Angry Pirate. ES120, 2019
Apps. Security concerns. See also Fitness App. Use of tracking app technology reveals location of sensitive military and intelligence sites. Big Heat: An Intelligence Giveaway? Major Feature. ES114, 2018
APT10 Advanced Persistent Threat 10. Feature. ES120, 2019
APT28. Advanced Persistent Threat. Cyber. ES103, 2016
APT38. North Korea cyber element. Feature. ES118, 2018
Arjen Kamphuis. Cyber specialist who assisted WikiLeaks. ES118, 2018
Attempts to hack into Israeli UAV computer control systems. ES102, 2016
Bad Rabbit. Cyber virus. ES112, 2017
Bitcoin. ES111, 2017
Blue Box. ES108, 2017
BPD. Bulk Personal Data. ES96, 2015
Bureau 21. Cyber group, North Korea. ES118, 2018
Cameron, David. UK premier on business cyber security. ES95, 2015
Cazes, Alexandre. Founder of AlphaBay. See Cyber. Dark Web. ES113, 2018
CCI. Center for Cyber Intelligence. CIA. ES108, 2017
Changeling. ES120, 2019
China and US sign no cyber spying agreement. Hope Springs Eternal. Feature. ES99, 2015
China Cyber Espionage. Feature. ES91, 2014
China's intelligence service secures top secret information on US Navy project. Feature. Sea Dragon and America's Silent Service. ES116, 2018
Chinese hacking groups identified. ES118, 2018
Chris Inglis. Favourite to head US Cyber Command if separation from NSA goes ahead. ES118, 2018
Clapper, James. Director of National Intelligence. ODNI. US. On Donald Trump and Russian cyber attacks. See Trump Dossier. ES107, 2017
Comey, James. Cyber security lecture. ES95, 2015
Comment Crew. ES118, 2018
Comment Panda. ES118, 2018
Cover and Legend. See Communication and Espionage. Part 2. Major Feature. (TC) ES111, 2017
Cozy Bears. See Cyber. Electronic Cold War. Russia and West engaged in tit-for-tat cyber attacks. Feature. ES106, 2016
Critical Infrastructure: Security Preparedness and Maturity. ES106, 2016
Cryptocurrencies. A Primary Tool of Espionage. Major Feature. ES111, 2017
Cryptoy. ES95, 2015
CrySyS Lab. Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security. Budapest University. ES98, 2015
CTPE. Cyber To Physical Effect. ES106, 2016
CWA. Crackas With Attitude. Cyber hacking group. Hackers target offices of several US intelligence agencies. Crackas With Attitude. Feature. ES110, 2017
CWA. Crackas With Attitude. Hacker Jailed. Feature. ES111, 2017
Cyber Army. Iran. ES117, 2018
Cyber attack on Saudi Arabia's ARAMCO. ES82, 2012
Cyber attack on US Government and contract firms. The Usual Suspects. ES97, 2015
Cyber attacks on financial institutions. NRL. ES46, 2007
Cyber attacks on UK infrastructure. ES113, 2018
Cyber Command, USAF. (See US Cyber Command). ES68, 2010
Cyber Command. (See US Cyber Command). ES73, 2011
Cyber Commander's Handbook. Feature. ES66, 2010
Cyber computer espionage. ES63, 2009
Cyber death. Probe into death of US cyber worker Shane Todd in Singapore. ES84, 2013
Cyber eavesdropping at Iran nuclear talks. Cyber Spy Games. Feature. ES98, 2015
Cyber Espionage. Feature - Chinese Whispers. US technology acquired by Beijing. ES58, 2008
Cyber espionage. Michael Hayden fears of links between technology firm Huawei and Chinese Intelligence. ES86, 2013
Cyber Espionage. US computers hacked by Chinese operatives in Beijing. Feature. ES57, 2008
Cyber Security Challenge UK. GCHQ participation in challenge to find new cyber specialists. Talent Spotting. Feature. ES106, 2016
Cyber Security Challenge. Maritime security theme as specialists compete in government-sponsored event. Feature. UK. Rogue Trader in Secrets. ES113, 2018
Cyber Security Challenge. National finals of CyberCenturian. UK security drive to recruit emerging new cyber experts. Feature. Focus on protecting UAVs. Engaging the New White Hatters. ES109, 2017
Cyber Security Challenge. UK seeks new generation of cyber specialists. Whitehatters. Feature. ES105, 2016
Cyber security tests planned between GCHQ and NSA. ES95, 2015
Cyber Surveillance. See Surveillance. Post-war changes and new technologies. Tradecraft - Surveillance. The Changing Face of Surveillance. Part 2. ES94, 2014
Cyber Terrorism. Feature. ES44, 2006
Cyber Threats. Former D/CIA David Petraeus discusses emerging cyber threats. ES116, 2018
Cyber Viruses. (Major listing of types of attacks). Feature. ES51, 2007
Cyber War Crimes. Feature. Iran set to use courts in response to recent Stuxnet attacks. ES72, 2011
Cyber Warfare Budget. [USA]. ES67, 2010
Cyber Warfare Doctrine. Viruses, Worms and Trojans. Feature. ES56, 2008
Cyber Warfare. Feature - New Mental Models. ES67, 2010
Cyber Warfare. Feature. ES72, 2011
Cyber Weapons Arms Race. Feature. ES54, 2008
Cyber Weapons. Going Underground. Feature. Cyber weapons for sale across the world. ES73, 2011
Cyber. Advanced Cyber Weapons. Feature - Evolving Architecture. ES57, 2008
Cyber. BCO - Black Cyber Operations. ES78, 2012
Cyber. British Intelligence seeks young cyber talent. Feature. New Recruiters. Announcement made at Bletchley Park. ES82, 2012
Cyber. Cyber Spies and Espionage. Feature. Counter-measures against a global menace. ES79, 2012
Cyber. E-Bombs. Transient Electromagnetic Pulse Devices. Feature.
Cyber. Encryption Technology. ES76, 2011
Cyber. Feature - 5th Domain of War. ES69, 2010
Cyber. Feature - Department of Cyber Defence. ES53, 2008
Cyber. Feature - Is Cyber Warfare an Illusion? ES72, 2011
Cyber. Feature - Right to ear Cyber Weapons. ES68, 2010
Cyber. Feature. America's Pearl Harbor. Former D/CIA Leon Panetta reveals Pentagon has created an offensive cyber weapon that can be used in the event of an attack on US infrastructure. ES82, 2012
Cyber. Feature. Black Box. UK examines major electronic communications storage. ES84, 2013
Cyber. Flame Cyber Virus. The Perfect Espionage Tool. Feature on cyber virus attacks. ES80, 2012
Cyber. Information Dominance Strategies. ES90, 2014
Cyber. Intelligence Hacking. Feature. Cyber hacking by TeamPoison, Anonymous, LutzSec. ES79, 2012
Cyber. International major cyber breaches. ES76, 2011
Cyber. Iran creates Electronic Warfare Unit. ES77, 2012
Cyber. Iran says its cyber command captured RQ-170 Sentinel. ES77, 2012
Cyber. MI5 warns UK subjected to 1,000 cyber attacks an hour. ES82, 2012
Cyber. NATO examines threats to organisation. ES84, 2013
Cyber. Payloads and Malicious Codes. ES56, 2008
Cyber. Pre-emptive Cyber Strikes. ES66, 2010
Cyber. Remote Cyber Threats. Feature. ES76, 2011
Cyber. Round-up of latest significant attacks. ES79, 2012
Cyber. Security Breaching Component. ES56, 2008
Cyber. Shamoon virus. ES82, 2012
Cyber. Stuxnet. Feature on cyber virus attacks. ES80, 2012
Cyber. The Age of Cyber Conflict. Feature. ES78, 2012
Cyber. The Cyber Spy: Asset or Replacement? Feature on the changing role of today's 'modern spy'. ES76, 2011
Cyber. UK Home Office website hacked. ES79, 2012
Cyber. US Cyber Command. Feature. ES90, 2014
Cyber. Use of the Internet for Terrorist Purposes. UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Force Report. ES86, 2013
Cyber. Weapon Delivery Vehicles. Feature. ES56, 2008
Cyber. World Class Hackers. ES65, 2009
CyberCom. Cyber Command's secret code demystified. ES69, 2010
Cyberwarfare and infrastructure. ES82, 2012
D/CIA John Brennan - e-mail account hacked. ES100, 2015
Dark Web. Indepth feature on the Internet space known as the DarkWeb, Darknets, Deep Web, Invisible Web and Undernet. Products and services, including weapons purchase. cryptocurrency movement etc. An Intelligence Perspective. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Dark Web. International law enforcement and security countermeasures. Open source, mass surveillance, seized data, tracking money, postal system etc. Feature. ES113, 2018
Darkshadow. ES95, 2015
DarkWeb. See Cryptocurrencies. A Primary Tool of Espionage. Major Feature. ES111, 2017
DC Leaks. See also GRU. Twelve GRU intelligence officers indicted by USA for cyber attacks and hacking prior to the 2016 US General Election. Helsinki Controversy: US Intelligence Under Pressure. Major Feature. ES117, 2018
Deceptive Factor in the Intelligence Cycle. Part 15. Cyber Underworld. Attacks, false portraits, electronic language, initiatives, disinformation and dangers. Feature. ES118, 2018
Deceptive Factor. Part Sixteen. Reputation Destruction. Mind games, burn notices, credibility, paranoia and inducing suspicion. The elements available to the intelligence world which can impact on a person's credibility. (TC) ES120, 2019
DownSec. Belgian hacking group. ES102, 2016
Doxing. ES118, 2018
Doxing. Social Media Impact on Cover and Legend. How creating a convincing legend on social media is becoming more relevant and important for those operating in all areas of intelligence collection, including diplomatic, official, non-official and espionage. (TC) ES116, 2018
Dragonfly. ES118, 2018
Duqu 2.0. Virus. ES98, 2015
D-Wave Qubit processor. ES115, 2018
EDB. Embedded Devices Branch. CIA. ES108, 2017
Electronic Cold War. Russia and West engaged in tit-for-tat cyber attacks. Feature. ES106, 2016
Electronics expert Chris Roberts claims he manipulated an airliner's flight characteristics. ES97, 2015
Equation Group. Alleged NSA hacking unit. Feature. ES106, 2016
Estonia. Russian FSB cyber spy arrested. Feature. ES113, 2018
Ethical Hacking. ES108, 2017
External Blue. ES109, 2017
Fancy Bears. See Cyber. Russian Government cyber hacking proxy. See also Electronic Cold War. Russia and West engaged in tit-for-tat cyber attacks. Feature. ES106, 2016
FBI indicts nine Iranians on charges relating to worldwide cyber attacks sponsored by Iran's intelligence service MOIS. Broken: Iran's Global Cyber Spy Cell. Feature. ES115, 2018
FBI targets Chinese MSS cyber hackers. Advanced Persistent Threat 10. Feature. ES120, 2019
Forb. Cyber hacker. ES108, 2017
Foundation for Advanced Research. See Quantum Computing. ES115, 2018
Gang Stalking. ES120, 2019
Gaslighting. ES118, 2018
General Accounting Office (GOA). USA. Report reveals US weapons systems still vulnerable to cyber attacks. Feature. ES118, 2018
German Intelligence and NSA spying operations. Turning a Blind Eye. Feature. ES97, 2015
Germany's BfV intelligence service blames Russia for cyber attacks. Cyber Games. Feature ES103, 2016
GRU cyber operation to secure forensic intel from OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) HQ in the Hague and Swiss facility, relating to failed attempt to assassinate MI6 agent Sergei Skripal. The GRU Cleaners. Major Feature. ES118, 2018
GRU. Cyber Elements: Unit 26165 (also known as APT 28). GRU 85 (Main Special Service Centre), Fancy Bear. Listing and biography of senior operators, Feature. ES118, 2018
GRU. Fancy Bear cyber group. ES112, 2017
Guccifer 2.0. See also GRU. Twelve GRU intelligence officers indicted by USA for cyber attacks and hacking prior to the 2016 US General Election. Helsinki Controversy: US Intelligence Under Pressure. Major Feature. ES117, 2018
Hackers target offices of several US intelligence agencies. Crackas With Attitude. Feature. ES110, 2017
Hacking Team. ES98, 2015
Hamas infiltration and exposure operation using social media targets IDF personnel. A Gateway to Secrets. Feature. ES111, 2017
Hansa. ES113, 2018
Hidden Lynx. ES118, 2018
How Stuxnet (Olympic Games) disabled Iranian nuclear plants. Feature. ES105, 2016
Hubber Spy Worm. See MSS. Rise of the Dragon. Hub-79. ES94, 2014
IBM Q Quantum system. ES115, 2018
Inevitable. WannaCry Virus Attack. Various countries affected; hundreds of businesses and organisations suffer major computer disruption. Major Feature. ES109, 2017
Intel officer commits suicide after data breach. Feature. ES98, 2015
Intelligence Analysis. Horizon Threats 2016. Analysts focus on future threats and war theatres. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
JAR. Joint Analysis Report on Russia Hacking. List of alleged hackers: APT28, APT29, Agent.btz, BlackEnergy V3, BlackEnergy2 APT, CakeDuke, Carberp, CHOP- STICK, CloudDuke, CORESHELL, CosmicDuke, COZYBEAR, COZYCAR, COZYDUKE, CrouchingYeti, DIONIS,Dragonfly, Energetic Bear, EVILTOSS, Fancy Bear, GeminiDuke, GREY CLOUD, HammerDuke, HAMMERTOSS, Havex, MiniDionis, MiniDuke, OLDBAIT, OnionDuke, Operation Pawn Storm, PinchDuke, Powershell backdoor, Quedagh, Sandworm, SEADADDY, Seaduke, SEDKIT, SEDNIT, Skipper, Sofacy, SOURFACE, SYNful Knock, Tiny Baron, Tsar Team, twain_64.dll (64-bit X-Agent implant), VmUpgradeHelper.exe (X-Tunnel implant), Waterbug and X-Agent. ES107, 2017
JAR. Joint Analysis Report on Russian Hacking. See also CIA. Response to US expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and spies from country. Major cyber attacks and hacking of US computer networks during Presidential election campaign. The Sting: Persona Non Grata. Major Feature. ES107, 2017
Jones-Neville, Pauline. Minister of State Security and Counter Terrorism. On cyberspace. ES105, 2016
Kaspersky Lab. Cyber suspicion and action by US Government. Feature. ES111, 2017
Kaspersky, Eugene. ES111, 2017
Leafminers. Iran. Cyber group identified as Tehran boasts of its burgeoning cyber prowess. Feature. Iran's Leafminers. ES117, 2018
LOphtCrack Programme. ES118, 2028
Lord Tariq Ahmad. Foreign Office Minister for Cyber. UK. ES115, 2018
Malaysia Airlines MH17. Dutch Safety Board investigators. Cyber attack by Russia. ES103, 2016
Maritime Security. Surge in cyber attacks against shipping and ports. Cyber Seas: A Menace from Space. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
MDB. Mobile Devices Branch. CIA. ES108, 2017
Miller, Dianne. Northrop Grumman. ES109, 2017
Morris Worm. ES108, 2017
MTI. Mastering the Internet. ES118, 2018
Naikon. ES118, 2018
Naval Dome. Cyber countermeasure against attacks on shipping. Cyber Seas: A Menace from Space. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
NCA. National Cyber Authority. Israel. ES109, 2017
NCB. National Cyber Bureau. Israel. ES109, 2017
NCCIC. National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center. USA. ES107, 2017
NCCIC. National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. USA. ES106, 2016
NCSC. National Cyber Security Centre, UK. Organisation warns of Russian cyber plots.ES118, 2018
New cyber recruitment campaign launched by the Mossad. Feature. ES103, 2016
New initiatives, including cyber, launched by Pentagon to disrupt ISIS recruitment and collect intelligence. ISIS Cyber Vice. Feature. ES102, 2016
New UK cyber surveillance powers. The Dark Web. Feature. ES100, 2015
New UK Defence Intelligence Cyber Warfare Unit announced. Feature. ES102, 2016
North Korea. Bitcoin currency hack. Feature. ES111, 2017
NSA contractor charged with biggest theft of intelligence material in US history. Prime Suspect. Major Feature. ES110, 2017
NSA. US Cyber Command separation stalls. Feature. ES118, 2018
Olympic Games. Stuxnet. ES106, 2016
Operation Bayonet. Joint FBI, NCA and EUROPOL endeavour targeting Dark Web operators and users. ES113, 2018
Operation Rolling Tide - Iran launches cyber attack on US Navy Marine Corps Infranet computer network. Feature. ES90, 2014
OSB. Operational Support Branch. CIA. ES108, 2017
OTN. Owning the Net. NSA Quantum Computing project. ES115, 2018
Parliament Building. UK. Offices targeted by cyber hackers. New Cyber Breaches. Feature. ES110, 2017
Partridge, Rob. BT Cyber Academy. ES113, 2018
Passwords. (Computers). See Communication and Espionage. Part 2. Major Feature. (TC) ES111, 2017
PET. Denmark's intelligence and security service create new cyber element - Computer Network Exploitation Team. ES102, 2016
Petya. Cyber virus. ES110, 2017
Phreakers. ES108, 2017
Piracy. Cyber Pirates. Steering a Vessel for Profit. Feature. ES113, 2018
PMS. Process Managed Security. ES108, 2017
Qatar. Qatar Cyber Games. Feature. ES118, 2018
QuaAIL. NASA Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. ES115, 2018
Quantum Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Ames Research Center, California. ES115, 2018
Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence. Intelligence services seek new computer technology that will change the cyber security world forever. Intelligence and Quantum Computing: An Invisible Arms Race. Major Feature. ES115, 2018
RGB. Reconnaissance General Bureau. North Korea. ES118, 2018
Russian cyber proxies target NATO forces. Major Feature. Interception. ES112, 2017
Sandworm. ES118, 2018
SEA. Syrian Electronic Army. Hacking group. ES98, 2015
Shadow Boxers. ES106, 2016
Shadow Brokers. ES109, 2017
Shin Bet cyber recruitment drive. A Puzzle Too Far? ES109, 2017
Silk Road. ES113, 2018
Sofacy Group. Russian hacking group. ES103, 2016
Sofacy. ES118, 2018
Sony. Major cyber attack against entertainment company. Cyber Puzzle. Feature. ES95, 2015
South Korea. Suffers cyber attack. Feature. ES98, 2015
Spring Bishop. ES120, 2019
Stuxnet. ES98, 2015
Stuxnet. Fourth Estate. General James E. Cartwright. Leaks: Using the Fourth Estate. Stuxnet and Iran. Feature. ES106, 2016
Toxic Panda. ES118, 2018
Turla Group. ES118, 2018
Twelve GRU intelligence officers indicted by USA for cyber attacks and hacking prior to the 2016 US General Election. Helsinki Controversy: US Intelligence Under Pressure. Major Feature. ES117, 2018
Twitter. Do President Trump's tweets really help the intelligence community. Command and Control. Feature. ES113, 2018
UK and USA sign cyber agreement. Cyberwarfare. Feature. ES105, 2016
UK Government Cyber Proxies: A Limited Overview. Feature. ES118, 2019
UK Government introduces new measures to counter misuse of Social Media (propaganda, misinformation, fake news, disinformation etc. Feature. Protocol M. ES117, 2018
UK Government opens Cyber Retraining Academy. ES106, 2016
UK National Security Strategy. ES106, 2016
UK Prime Minister accuses Russia of weaponsing information. The Russian Threat. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Ulbricht, Ross. Silk Road founder. Feature. ES113, 2018
Unexplained Intelligence events and case files. Eye Spy investigation of several unexplained intelligence 'mysteries' from missing nuclear warheads to a cyber specialist. Missing? Major Feature. ES118, 2018
Unit 8200. ES109, 2017
US Army website suffers cyber attack. ES98, 2015
US Central Command hacked. ES95, 2015
US Department of Energy (DOE). See also Nuclear Alert. Eye Spy examines the history and current use of alert systems to warn of an imminent attack. Four Minute Warning. Major Feature. ES114, 2018
US expels 35 Russian diplomats and spies from country. Response to major cyber attacks and hacking of US computer networks during Presidential election campaign. The Sting: Persona Non Grata. Major Feature. ES107, 2017
Vault 7. CIA branches targeting electronic media named by WikiLeaks. Langley's Not So Secret Vault 7. Major Feature. ES108, 2017
VNIIA. All Russia Research Institutes of Automatics. ES115, 2018
WannaCry. Virus created by North Korea. Feature. ES112, 2017
Weeping Angel. See CIA Vault 7. ES108, 2017
Welling, Eric. FBI Cyber Division Deputy Assistant Director. ES118, 2018
WikiLeaks. More CIA cyber programmes released into public domain. ELSA and OutlawCountry. Feature. See also Vault 7. ES110, 2017
XKeyscore. See BND. Report on alleged NSA-GCHQ targeting of German and European governments. NSA-GCHQ Operations. Feature. ES112, 2017
Yapizon. South Korean cryptocurrency exchange. ES111, 2017
Year Zero. See CIA. ES108, 2017