Skype monitoring, Gmail hacks, and fake iTunes updates: How 'spy agencies' track you

Skype monitoring, Gmail hacks, and fake iTunes updates: How 'spy agencies' track you

Summary: The private sector makes billions in revenue through sales of its covert technologies to state agencies. But what can the technology actually do?

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  • The private intelligence sector makes millions, if not billions year on year by selling its spy tracking software, secretive hardware, and phone tapping and computer hacking wares to state intelligence services.

    Often sold to the highest bidder without consequences, these companies can support civil rights breaking governments, and be used by state agencies to spy on its own citizens.

    One of these companies, the Gamma Group, which alleged links to the repressive Egyptian regime that was dismantled by the recent Arab Spring revolution, is one of many companies that offers states and governments this capability.

    This gallery will show you exactly how the Gamma Group can infiltrate your hard drives, mobile phones and even your applications.

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    To read more about the private intelligence sector, and the recent video releases in the Wikileaks' 'Spy Files'click here.

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  • The Gamma Group has a variety of videos that demonstrate how it can monitor targets through a range of products.

    The FinIntrusion Kit can, using public Wi-Fi, access usernames and passwords of targets checking email, logging into websites, social networks and forums.

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  • RE: Skype monitoring, Gmail hacks, and fake iTunes updates: How 'spy agencies' track you

    Well, some very old advice works here: If you don't want anyone to see it, do not put it on the internet. EVERY IP your data goes thru (up to 30, sometimes) is a potential place to sniff out data by anyone at every one of those nodes. It isn't the police most of you should worry about.
    tom@...
  • RE: Skype monitoring, Gmail hacks, and fake iTunes updates: How 'spy agencies' track you

    Seems like a great way to waste taxpayer dollars.
    nshampo
  • RE: Skype monitoring, Gmail hacks, and fake iTunes updates: How 'spy agencies' track you

    Go Bonkers with this folks! Who cares if all the ice caps melt, and say, we DIE!!
    nbaztec
  • Jeez, I hope they don't find out...

    I am an EAA member, read library books, *and* have three bank accounts :-o
    What the ...!
  • RE: Skype monitoring, Gmail hacks, and fake iTunes updates: How 'spy agencies' track you

    That's it! I am going to find a way to encode all of my communications using Valley Girl talk.
    josmyth