Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: BND

  • Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Use of Spanish spyware in Germany illegal, Bundestag report says

    Spain’s secret service is probably also spying abroad with „Pegasus“. Attacks may have been made in Germany on the former regional president of Catalonia and his Chilean-German lawyer. On 25 March 2018, former regional president of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont was arrested by the highway police in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and temporarily detained. Due […]

  • German Armed Forces: SARah-1 spy satellite launches with SpaceX

    German Armed Forces: SARah-1 spy satellite launches with SpaceX

    The German military’s Earth observation program costs around €800 million. The foreign secret service also uses it, but is getting its own spy system under the name Georg. On Saturday, the Bundeswehr plans to bring its first new SARah series spy satellite into space. The launch, which can be watched live, will take place from […]

  • Strategic Compass: EU to get new secret service centre

    Strategic Compass: EU to get new secret service centre

    The two EU secret service situation centres could soon be merged into a single institution. Their surveillance capacities are currently being expanded. Operational competences are also under discussion. The European Commission wants to take the cooperation of intelligence services within the EU to a new level. In her „State of the Union“ address last September, […]

  • The tracking bug in your pocket: Mobile phone surveillance in Germany

    The tracking bug in your pocket: Mobile phone surveillance in Germany

    Procedures according to §§ 100 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO) to determine the whereabouts and identification of mobile phones in Germany In addition to telecommunications surveillance (§ 100a StPO) and online searches (§ 100b StPO), German police authorities use technical means within the framework of §§ 100 StPO to determine the location of […]