Ex-SARS Officials Suspicious of New 'Leaked' KPMG Report

Ex-SARS Officials Suspicious of New ‘Leaked’ KPMG Report

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Cape Town – Four former officials at SARS caught up in a row over allegations of a spy unit have distanced themselves from another ”leaked” KPMG report. In a statement released on Saturday they said none of them were given a chance to make representations on allegations against them supposedly contained in the new report. The statement was from former SA …

GSOC's Tale of Snoops, Spies and Intrigue Descends into Farce Again

GSOC’s Tale of Snoops, Spies and Intrigue Descends into Farce Again

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The Garda Ombudsman’s office has been sniffing through journalists’ contacts in a probe that lacks teeth. Scrutiny: Phone records of up to 50 individuals may also have featured in an investigation of alleged leaks around the arrest of Independent TD Clare Daly. The disturbing revelations that the Garda Ombudsman Commission has been snooping on journalists’ phone records confirms the watchdog’s …

The Espionage Economy - U.S. firms are making billions selling spyware to dictators

The Espionage Economy – U.S. firms are making billions selling spyware to dictators

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U.S. firms are making billions selling spyware to dictators. Ricardo Martinelli resides in a condo at the Atlantis, a luxury high-rise on Florida’s Biscayne Bay made famous by the TV series Miami Vice. A hefty, white-haired billionaire, Martinelli, 63, was viewed just a few years ago as one of Latin America’s most popular leaders: From 2009 until 2014, he was …

Analysis: Employers do not have right to ‘snoop’ on personal emails and messages despite ruling

Analysis: Employers do not have right to ‘snoop’ on personal emails and messages despite ruling

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Employees should not fear for their privacy despite bosses’ rights to read personal messages and emails, according to employment experts in Yorkshire. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a company in Romania did not breach the privacy of an employee when it monitored his Yahoo Messenger account. Caroline Acton, a Yorkshire-based employment law specialist, insisted that the …

BlueScope Steel stung by alleged corporate espionage

BlueScope Steel stung by alleged corporate espionage

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BlueScope is trying desperately to retrieve ‘highly sensitive and commercially valuable’ information allegedly stolen by a disgruntled former employee. On the day long-serving BlueScope software development manager Chinnari Sridevi “Sri” Somanchi was to be made redundant in June 2015, she was suddenly busy on the phone. For the next two hours her redundancy meeting was delayed while Ms Somanchi was …