NSA Regin Spyware Infected German Federal Chancellery

German news magazine Der Spiegel have reported that the Federal Prosecutor’s Office has initiated a further investigation in connection with the cyber espionage activities of NSA and British GCHQ.

The head of a German Federal Chancellery unit the federal agency that serves Chancellor Angela Merkel office reported that his laptop is infected with cyber espionage malware Regin.

Regin is advance peace of malware also known as Prax or WarriorPride was discovered 2014 and has been used in spying campaigns against a range of international targets , documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that Regin is a tool of the UK and USA intelligence agencies.