British spies are developing an offensive cyber capability to attack terrorists, hackers and rogue states, finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday (17 November) after warning Islamic State (IS) militants wanted to launch deadly cyber-attacks of their own. Osborne said IS fighters were trying to develop the ability to attack Britains infrastructure such as hospitals and air traffic control systems with potentially lethal consequences. In response to this threat and others, Britain was creating its own offensive cyber capability so spies could launch counter attacks, he said.
Nov 17, 2015
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Britain will increase its intelligence agency staff by 15 percent and more than double spending on aviation security to defend against Islamist militants plotting attacks from Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday (16 November).
Nov 17, 2015
US Director for Central Intelligence John Brennan said on Monday (16 November) Europes proximity to Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq has made it a prime target for violence like the attacks in Paris over the weekend that left at least 132 people dead.
Nov 16, 2015
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