National Intelligence Service (Kenya) (NIS) which was previously known as the National Security Intelligence Service (NSIS) is both the (national) domestic and foreign intelligence agency of Kenya. It had its origins in “Special Branch” a department of the national police that was created in 1952 under the British administration.
In the Recent past, Kenya has witnessed many terror attacks hence questioning the Role of NIS in this country. In the June 2015 Budget, The Government increased the amount of money allocated to defence, security and intelligence services due to insecurity and Terrorism . Really ? Isnt that money used to hack critics Sites and Social media accounts ?
In a Nutshell, A total of Sh223.9 billion was allocated to security agencies out of which the Ministry of Defence and National Intelligence Service (NIS) received a total of Sh112.5 billion. But is this money being used for the Good of Kenya ? Lets see.
It is sad that NIS is working hand in hand with hacking Team . Do you want to know more about Hacking Team ? Lemme start …
This is basic Information about Hacking Team
Hacking Team is a Milan-based information technology company that sells offensive intrusion and surveillance capabilities to governments and law enforcement agencies. Its remote control systems enable governments to monitor the communications of internet users, decipher their encrypted files and emails, record Skype and other Voice over IP communications, and remotely activate microphones and camera on target computers The company has been criticized for providing these capabilities to governments with poor human rights records. Hacking Team states that they have the ability to disable their software if it is used unethically.
But the Kenyan NIS wanted to buy a software that would help them hack Government Critics Websites as shown in a Wikileaks Email leaks between NIS officers and Hacking Team Officials .
According to the leak, The NIS was set to use a whooping 97 Million in this Project . The question is …
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