The report of the Office for the Protection of the Constitution of the federal state of Northrhine-Westfalia (NRW), one of Germany's 17 domestic intelligence services, describes efforts by the Iranian Mullah-regime to obtain technology necessary for the development of their ballistic missile programme. This blog post looks at findings of the remaining German domestic intelligence services.Read more: What Germany's domestic intelligence services say about Iranian proliferation efforts
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In a piece for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung Friederike Haupt investigated the clandestine election campaign aid provided for the AfD party by an organisation called »Verein zur Erhaltung der Rechtsstaatlichkeit und bürgerlichen Freiheiten« (association for the preservation of rule of law and civil liberties). The organisation apparently has connections to the »Foundation for a Europe of Nations and Freedom«.Read more: Organisation close to German AfD party with connections to »Foundation for a Europe of Nations and...
Security researcher Mike Olsen found malware in the firmware of a webcam set sold by Amazon. When he logged into the administration page of the webcam after installation some controls were missing.Read more: Extras in the Firmware of Webcam USG Sony Chip HD 6 Camera 1080P PoE sold by Amazon