THE UK MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (MoD) has revealed that it has put a piece of code into the open source community for the first time.
A commercial subsidiary of the MoD known as the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has posted a program that has been used internally at the MoD to collate ideas and exploit "the creative power of a workforce".
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has helped to close 400 'dark web' sites involved in various illegal activities under an operation dubbed Project Protein.
The takedowns were part of the NCA's involvement in the shut down of the Silk Road 2.0 website by the FBI.
It has been said that we are living in a post-NSA world. What this really amounts to is that we are now slightly more aware of the level of snooping that has been going on in the background for many years. There has been widespread outrage at the revelations made by Edward Snowden, and there have been similar concerns raised outside of the US. In the UK, the FBI-like National Crime Agency, wants greater powers to monitor emails and phone calls -- and it wants the public to agree to this.
You can't get your hands on one until September 19th, but that hasn't stopped Apple fans from forming an orderly queue already.
With tent pitched the first eager enthusiast was Daniel Rodrigues, pictured above.
He has set up camp outside the famous Regent Street Apple Store in London. It's unclear whether he's an Apple fanatic or has been paid to stay in line, but what we do know is, he's got a very long wait ahead. The iPhone 6 was unveiled yesterday in Cupertino, California.
Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has been scanning every public-facing server in 27 countries for several years to find any weak systems in waht some have described as a 'gargantuan scale' hack.
The agency's so-called 'Hacienda' program, revealed by German publication Heise, started in 2009 when GCHQ decided to apply the standard tool of port scanning against entire nations.