Politicians dropping phones at meetings for fear of interception

Phones and other electronic equipment has been banned to the meetings. This was stated by the Parliament to DR. 'It is today technically possible for outsi

Politicians dropping phones at meetings for fear of interception

Phones and other electronic equipment has been banned to the meetings.

This was stated by the Parliament to DR.

'It is today technically possible for outsiders to connect to a user's mobile phone and use it to listen to a conversation,' they write in a written reply, and adds:

'Therefore submit to the members their phones, in the meetings of the Foreign policy Board goes in time.'

the Change happens in the wake of new information from the Defence Intelligence service, it continuously through the Center for Cyber security' - assesses the cybertruslen against Denmark.

Right now the Danish Defence Intelligence service, namely the threat from cyberspionage against the state as being very high.

And they are not the only ones.

the DR has also talked with Flemming Splidsboel Hansen, a senior research fellow in international security at DIIS, Danish Institute for International Studies, which considers that there is good reason to raise the level of security in The Foreign policy Board.

He points out that there is a high risk of interception to the meetings, because the members of the council are high-profile, but also because there is talk about topics that other states may have an interest to know something about.

this is Why Flemming Splidsboel Hansen convinced that there are countries that at the state level are ready to intercept the Danish parliamentarians and meetings.

Here mentions Russia, China and the UNITED states as potential candidates.

Updated Date: 14 December 2019, 08:00

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