Category: BND

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Deutschlands Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND)

Deutschlands Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND)

Einleitung Deutschlands Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) informiert den deutschen Kanzler über Politik- und politische Entscheidungen bezüglich Außenpolitik und nationaler Sicherheit. Deutschlands unglückliche Erfahrung mit dem Nationalsozialismus der Nazis und Kommunismus von Ostdeutschland waren Grund für die Annahme strenger Datenschutzgesetze, weswegen der BND unter mehr Restriktionen arbeiten muss, als zahlreiche andere Geheimdienste. Ursprünge Der 1956 gegründete BND war...

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Who Is Dmitry Badin, the GRU Hacker Indicted By Germany For Hacking the Bundestag? 

Who Is Dmitry Badin, the GRU Hacker Indicted By Germany For Hacking the Bundestag? 

From Bellingcat, a deep dive on a GRU hacker, involved in multiple hacking operations. The story underscores and illuminates the fact the GRU is involved in operations against the German parliament, the Bundestag, as well as international organizations such as The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the World Anti-Doping Agency. It is...

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The CIA Used a Swiss Company to Spy on Countries for Decades–Or Was It NSA?

The CIA Used a Swiss Company to Spy on Countries for Decades–Or Was It NSA?

The company, Crypto AG, which sold encryption machines to countries around the world market, was secretly owned by the CIA in a highly classified partnership with West Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BN).. The two spy agencies rigged the company’s devices so they could easily break the codes that countries used to send encrypted messages. The...

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Big Brother? New Turkish App Enables Expats to Report Erdogan Critics

Big Brother? New Turkish App Enables Expats to Report Erdogan Critics

The German counterintelligence service, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), has accused the Turkish intelligence agency, MIT, of developing an app used to report on Turkish expats living in Germany. The mobile app is designed to encourage “loyal” Turkish expats to inform on Turks living in Germany who sympathize with the...

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