Hacking Team returns with encryption cracking tool pitch to customers

    Date02 Nov 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell

    As law enforcement grumbles over the uptake in encryption services offered by technology firms, Hacking Team is keen to get on in the game and restore its client list through a new set of encryption-breaking tools.

    Over the past year, police agencies worldwide, the US FBI complaining the loudest, have been battling the wave of encryption use which has steadily increased in popularity since the disclosure of government surveillance projects made by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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