An interesting news story broke this weekend in Germany. According to reports in Der Spiegel, the BND – Germany’s foreign intelligence service – used spyware to monitor the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Afghanistan.
Confidential documents, passwords and email communications are said to have been compromised by German spies, and sent to the BND’s headquarters in Pullach, Germany.
The news follows revelations last week that the BND had intercepted emails between Spiegel journalist Susanne Koelbl and Afghanistan’s Commerce Minister Amin Farhang.
Understandably, a diplomatic row has erupted between the two countries as a result of these revelations.
Of course, there have been rumours…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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