| “Any mobile device, anywhere, anytime!” UK’s #GCHQ slogan!


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GCHQ Used Fake LinkedIn Pages to Target Engineers ~ SPIEGEL Staff, SPIEGEL ONLINE.

Elite GCHQ teams targeted employees of mobile communications companies and billing companies to gain access to their company networks. The spies used fake copies of LinkedIn profiles as one of their tools.

The Belgacom employees probably thought nothing was amiss when they pulled up their profiles on LinkedIn, the professional networking site. The pages looked the way they always did, and they didn’t take any longer than usual to load.

Officials at LinkedIn say they "would not authorize such activity for any purpose".
DPA

Officials at LinkedIn say they “would not authorize such activity for any purpose”.

The victims didn’t notice that what they were looking at wasn’t the original site but a fake profile with one invisible added feature: a small piece of malware that turned their computers into tools for Britain’s GCHQ intelligence service.

The British intelligence workers had already thoroughly researched the engineers. According to a “top…

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