Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Spying on Journalists is Easy

Lax computer security creates easy targets
By Alysia Santo

Telephone, Skype, e-mail, texts, and instant messaging are easy to intercept with the right technology. The surveillance industry is big business, and governments are regular customers. The stealth and sophistication of this monitoring merchandise was revealed in December when WikiLeaks released The Spy Files, a leak containing hundreds of documents from surveillance companies, including contracts, pricelists, and marketing literature.


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