The Investigatory Powers Tribunal says that until December, the GCHQ was violating human rights dictates -- but now is in compliance with the law.
The new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be able to gather intelligence across multiple sectors of government during a crisis, reports The Washington Post.
France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.
Following US government counterparts, the new head of Britain's Government Communications Headquarters criticizes tech firms for permitting terrorists to use their services.
Spy outfit accidentally recorded calls by current and former US secretaries of state, says report, an awkward revelation given Germany's outcry over NSA.
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
The company also promises more to say on Wednesday about the alleged hacking of its SIM cards by the US National Security Agency and the UK's GCHQ.
Gemalto says it's looking into a report that its SIM card encryption keys were hacked by the NSA and British surveillance agency GCHQ.
Yes, it seems US and UK spy agencies tried to snoop on people's smartphones, the company says. But privacy and security harm to users is limited by Gemalto's own network security and newer encryption used on modern networks.
Rumors of an Apple car gain speed, and we learn a lot about a very ugly bit of adware installed on Lenovo machines. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.