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Sunday, October 9, 2011

European Hacker Group Analyzes Germany's Federally Sponsored Trojan

A European hacker group, <Chaos Computer Club> (site mostly in German), has published an analysis of Germany's federally sponsored trojan, used by German police forces, revealing it's functionality may violate guidelines set by Germany's constitutional court ("Bundesverfassungsgericht").

(Oct 8, 2011)
<Chaos Computer Club analyzes government malware (English)>

ZDNet later published the following article which summarizes the situation well, adding background and <confirmation from F-Secure's analysis>.

(Ed Bott October 8, 2011)
<(ZDNet)German government accused of spying on citizens with state-sponsored Trojan>

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