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British spy agency scanned for vulnerable systems in 32 countries, German paper reveals

By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Service | August 15th, 2014 Heise Online reveals top-secret details about the GCHQ’s ‘Hacienda’ program. British intelligence agency GCHQ used port scanning as part of the “Hacienda” program to find vulnerable systems it and other agencies could compromise across at least 27 countries, German news site Heise Online has revealed. …

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