Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Spyware

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    Europol is not investigating „Europe’s Watergate“

    The EU Parliament is probing one of Europe’s biggest espionage scandals, but has little power to do so. Europol should investigate the misuse of „state trojan „Pegasus“ in the EU, MEPs demand. However, this would only be possible with the permission of governments, which would be violating fundamental rights. Governmental surveillance software such as „Pegasus“ […]