Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: FBI

  • Pegasus and Predator investigations: Europol is not a European FBI

    Pegasus and Predator investigations: Europol is not a European FBI

    The EU Parliament’s committee of enquiry into Pegasus and other spy software is calling for Europol to investigate the scandal. However, there are reasons why the police agency’s powers are limited. While the EU Parliament is looking into the spyware scandal in a committee of enquiry, the role of the police agency Europol is also […]

  • Europol warning: Right-wingers equip themselves with 3D printed weapons

    Europol warning: Right-wingers equip themselves with 3D printed weapons

    A radical right-winger has been arrested in Slovakia for using self-printed weapons and explosives. Investigators on the phenomenon met in The Hague three weeks ago. Together with foreign police and intelligence services, officials in Slovakia have arrested a right-wing extremist who allegedly distributed instructions for 3D self-printing weapons and explosives. The man is described as […]

  • German ANOM investigations: The mysterious EU third state

    German ANOM investigations: The mysterious EU third state

    The FBI had a crypto-messenger programmed that was fully intercepted. For legal reasons, the US authority received the intercepted communication via detours. Because of „hearsay court orders“, its use in German criminal proceedings is questionable. Ever since the encrypted messenger service EncroChat was hacked by authorities from France and the Netherlands in March 2020, investigative […]

  • Screening of travellers: U.S. wants to query fingerprint databases in Europe

    Screening of travellers: U.S. wants to query fingerprint databases in Europe

    To participate in the Visa Waiver Programme, Israel allows U.S. authorities access to its biometric data. The government in Washington wants to make this mandatory for another 40 countries. The US government has sent a letter to EU member states announcing an Enhanced Border Security Partnership (EBSP). This would regulate access to fingerprint databases by […]