More from the Hacking Team trove: an email from company CEO David Vincenzetti to hundreds of clients and potential clients in which he brags about the company's technology:
One of Italian spyware firm Hacking Team's millions of emails now posted online is a message from its CEO, David Vincenzetti, to a list of what appears to be clients and potential clients. The March 2015 message links to a story in National Journal about the FBI's plan to change a federal rule to grant judges more leeway in approving warrants for electronic surveillance achieved through hacking.
.@SenTomCotton: just to be clear, were talking about not extraordinary surveillance but encryption tech that wld thwart lawful ct order
Read the Intercept on what we uncovered after suing a Massachusetts SWAT team for records:
J. Edgar Hoover, the father of the FBI, was no stranger to fear mongering.
Jim Comey, the director of the FBI, wants the world to know that his campaign to defeat strong security tools online, namely encryption, does not make him a maniac.
Anyone who watches cop shows on television knows that police can track cell phones. Despite this widespread knowledge, the police and FBI go to extreme lengths to keep secret the details about how they obtain and use high tech cell phone snooping equipment, most of it manufactured by the Harris Corporation.