In the interview: The president of the German Domestic Intelligence Service Hans-Georg Maassen
Russian cyber firm Kaspersky Lab says its consumer anti-virus software snagged a secret American hacking tool in 2014 but then deleted it. The admission follows US blacklisting and claims that it aided Russian spying.
Germany has decided against launching a formal inquiry into accusations of NSA espionage in the country. Revelations by Edward Snowden do not provide "concrete evidence" for the offense, prosecutors said.
For the first time in Germany, top intelligence officials will publically answer questions in front of a parliamentary committee. The hearing is part of a government push to take the agencies "out of the grey zone."
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