Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: IMSI Catcher

  • 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 […]

  • „Obstacles to surveillance“: How authorities insecure 5G telephony

    „Obstacles to surveillance“: How authorities insecure 5G telephony

    In the fifth generation of mobile communications, encrypted and anonymous connections are technically feasible. Police and secret services, however, provide new interception possibilities Following the auction of frequencies, mobile operators are building the new 5G network. This fifth generation of mobile phones is considered particularly secure because of its concept of „Privacy by Design“. Connections […]

  • „Discover, identify and interfere“: The MUROS from Meckenheim

    „Discover, identify and interfere“: The MUROS from Meckenheim

    A German company builds special vehicles with surveillance technology. They film demonstrations, wiretap telephones or coordinate swarms of drones at EU external borders. In the EU security research project ROBORDER, European border authorities are testing various drones for controlling land and sea borders. An unmanned ground vehicle, a long-range drone, a surface drone and an […]

  • Less „Silent SMS“ from German police, but more secrecy for domestic intelligence

    Less „Silent SMS“ from German police, but more secrecy for domestic intelligence

    The blog Netzpolitik.org graphically displays the sending of „Silent SMS“ every six months. This shows the extent to which police forces and secret services use mobile phones as tracking bugs. Because of this „condensation“ of information worthy of protection, the figures for the Office for the Protection of the Constitution are classified as „secret“. German […]