German Government's Skype Spying Tool Has Holes, Hackers Say

    Date10 Oct 2011
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByAlex
    An eavesdropping tool allegedly used by the German government to intercept Skype calls is full of security problems and may violate a ruling by the country's constitutional court, according to a European hacker club.
    The Chaos Computer Club obtained several versions of a program that has allegedly been used by German law enforcement in possibly hundreds of investigations to intercept Skype calls, said Frank Rieger, a member of the club.

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