When you read a message in your inbox, should you trust that the information hasn't been tampered with or that it even comes from who it claims?
GCHQ has done a poor job of locking down its code-breaking competition website, making it child's play for anyone to be told they were successful.
Forget the Aston Martin DB5 and Walther PPK; today's spy needs to handle C++, cryptography and armies of zombie botnets. Does this sound as appealing? If so, you are in luck because GCHQ (The UK's Government Communications Headquaters) is looking for new operatives.
Britain is prepared to use the internet to strike computer attackers and enemy nations who launch cyberwarfare attacks on the UK's infrastructure and businesses.
Foreign Secretary William Hague takes his gloves off, and talks cyberwarfare with the tabloid press.
Iain Lobban, director of the UK Government's Communications Headquarters (better known as GCHQ), is making the headlines today after he spoke about the threat posed by internet attacks from cybercriminals and hostile nations. British government departments receive more than 20,000 Read more…