Human intelligence is a puzzle piece that is needed in each puzzle that needs to be solved, and the Dutch secret intelligence service knows how to use this at their best. The AIVD uses students that are capable of gathering intelligence that can be used again by the AIVD.
The dutch newspaper spitsnieuws.nl published the story today with the title "The AIVD uses students as informants".
It just went from crazy to out of control as a Dutch IT company declined a job candidate as he would be a "colored person" -- in The Netherlands the discussion about "Sinterklaas" still lives on, it seems that the media in The Netherlands are going to pick up on racism reports.
On Monday, we reported that hundreds of websites – including the popular online electronics shop Conrad.nl were redirecting their visitors to malware after the DNS servers of Dutch web hosting company Webstekker were somehow hijacked.
Researchers from security firm Fox-IT have analyzed the attack and determined that a total of three web hosts have been impacted.
Four big telecom firms KPN, Tele2, T-Mobile and Vodafone - have been breaking privacy legislation by storing details about their clients' internet use.
The Dutch privacy watchdog CBP has been investigating the storage of personal data gleaned through 'deep package inspection' for two years and says the big four firms have been keeping details for far longer than necessary.
'This is serious,' CBP board member Wilbert Tomesen said in a statement. DPI allows providers to monitor which websites clients visit and what apps they use.
The Netherlands' justice minister has proposed putting a personal computer in every prison cell in the country, in one of the more unusual measures under consideration by the Dutch government to reduce the national deficit.
It's not quite as exciting as it sounds at first," ministry spokesman Jaap Oosterveer said Friday. He says the computers would be stripped-down machines with no email and little or no Internet access.
German prosecutors said on Friday they had arrested two Dutch people suspected of involvement in a global cyber theft of $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks.(Reuter)
On Thursday U.S. prosecutors said a criminal gang had withdrawn the money from cash machines in 27 countries.
The 35-year-old Dutchman Sven Olaf Kamphuis has been arrested for his suspected role in cyber-attacks against Spamhaus, according to the Dutch Public Ministry. The arrest took place in Spain. The media believe the man to be CyberBunker spokesman Sven Olaf Kamphuis.
The latest news that got released was that he is going to be extradited to the Netherlands in two days.
Dutch DigiD since last night is no longer or not easily accessible by a DDoS attack. Log on websites of government is therefore difficult. The Interior Ministry stressed that the personal data of DigiD users are not hacked.
According to the Ministry, it is unknown who is behind the attack is. The National Cyber Security Centre is aware and advice.
Netherlands is increasingly victims of cyber espionage by other countries. This is stated in the annual report of the General Intelligence and Security Service(AIVD)
The computers of the officials were not infected so that no information was leaked. An analysis of the secret service AIVD that the attack probably comes from China or the attacker wanted to believe that the attack is coming from China. Due to the open society and the excellent ICT infrastructure, our country is an attractive target for economic and scientific-technical espionage, according to the AIVD.