One of Hungary’s biggest daily newspapers is today reporting a fascinating story that has emerged from the country.
According to Népszabadság, the police force have charged a man in connection with the discovery of spyware at the offices of Hungary’s national security office. The Nemzetbiztonsági Hivatal (NBH) are Hungary’s equivalent to the UK’s MI5, having a remit to use surveillance techniques to spy on suspected criminal activity in the country.
The NBH’s investigation into who might have installed the spyware started eight months ago, and has lead them to the offices of UD VagyonvÃ©delmi, a private security firm which employs many people who used to work in the security services.
János Tóth, the boss of UD, is at the centre of a political storm in Hungary after being linked to a claim by Ibolya Dávid, the female leader of the MDF political party, that…
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