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German police allowed to use its own “federal Trojan”

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 23, 2016.

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    The German Interior Ministry has approved for investigative use a spying Trojan developed by the German Federal Criminal Police (a so-called “federal Trojan”). In fact, it could end up being used as early as this week. The police will have to get a court order to use the spyware, and prove that the suspect is involved in a crime threatening citizens’ “life, limb or liberty”. The malware has been developed in-house, and has been available … More →

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