GCHQ boss lists 'hacktivists' among cyber threats

GCHQ boss Sir Iain Lobban listed current key cyber threats: industrial espionage, terrorists, hacktivists, highly-sophisticated criminal actors, non-state actors, and "engagement by some states as an over-the-horizon means of disruption."

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Snowden leaks 'operations risk'

MI6 chief Sir John Sawers said the leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden "have been damaging and put operations at risk." The heads of Britain's intelligence agencies were questioned by MPs in public for the first time.