Little-known bulk messaging companies use the access they’ve brokered to hundreds of phone networks to send millions of messages cheaply and quickly around the world. But this efficiency comes at a co...
Mitto AG’s network used to track people via mobile phones, former employees say
Controversial tech firm Palantir now holds £23m deal to oversee critical data store of patient records
An investigation has found evidence of phone intrusions by private intelligence companies in more than 60 countries. How did we get to this point?
A security vulnerability in phone technology is being exploited by private intelligence companies via small networks in Jersey and Guernsey
The pandemic has given a boost to controversial data-driven initiatives to track population movements, developed in response to the so-called migrant crisis of 2015, as part of efforts to stem the tid...
The Bureau has discovered there are grave concerns about new tool developed by the Ministry of Justice to determine how prisoners are assigned to different types of prison
The findings of a six-month research project investigating government IT contracts raise major concerns about public scrutiny and accountability
The story of Sabre, a private military company that mysteriously disappeared after a group of its employees were killed, offers a window onto the companies that profit in conflict zones worldwide
The senior UK diplomat is at the heart of a multimillion pound effort to rebrand Saudi Arabia
How to manipulate social media with fake grassroots activity
The German right fights to build its new Breitbart
Is it "curtains" for PR firm Bell Pottinger after it "incited racial hatred" in South Africa?
Dubai-based company Anham was once accused by SIGIR, the US military spending watchdog, of billing $900 for a circuit breaker.
A Bureau analysis of Twitter chatter about the election during one five-day period found something rather surprising.
A mysterious contract between a Turkish organisation and the son of Republican grandee James Baker deepens questions about the country’s attempts to influence US politics and public opinion.
A map purporting to show crimes by refugees in Germany employs sophisticated methods of information manipulation.
Secret documents obtained by the Bureau confirm the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) set up and ran a “black site” for detention of al Qaeda suspects, say lawyers.
Between 2009 and the end of 2015, total spending by the Department of Defense on goods and services from the private sector at large was more than $2.3 trillion.