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Snowden reveals information Regarding GCHQ

In the present world Maximum people know who is Edward Snowden, He had changed the history of internet, his recent leaks revel the information regarding GCHQ.

Edward Snowden revealed that the British intelligence agency GCHQ used fake LinkedIn and Slashdot pages to plant malware within a Belgian telecommunications company.

German newspaper Der Spiegel reported that documents leaked by Snowden show that the GCHQ used a method called “quantum insert” to redirect employees of Belgacom, Belgium’s largest telecommunications company, to fake websites that contained spyware. The program targeted higher-level employees that had “good access” to Belgacom’s infrastructure.

Belgacom is a Global Roaming Exchange provider, which handles mobile Internet traffic for users traveling internationally. Der Spiegel also reported that the GCHQ and NSA also targeted employees of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the global oil cartel.

On September that both the NSA and the GCHQ were using the “quantum insert” method, also known as a “man in the middle attack,” to “enable better exploitation” of Belgacom, but creating fake versions on LinkedIn and Slashdot takes the plot a step further.

LinkedIn spokesman Der Spiegel denied any knowledge of the program and that it “would never approve such activity” 

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