British police will be able to hack smartphones population
British police will be able to hack smartphones population

British police will be able to hack smartphones population

Британские полицейские смогут взламывать смартфоны населения Privacy International reports that law enforcement officials in the UK have received hacking tools to obtain information from smartphones of people living in the country. Police have been allowed to monitor both suspected and alleged witnesses and victims of crime. Law enforcement officers will be able to extract all the information from a mobile device: calls, correspondence, Internet activity. Moreover, photos, contacts and geolocation data of the owner of the device will be available to the police. It is not known which smartphone was used to hack smartphones, however there is unverified information that this is a portable gadget capable of extracting data from a mobile device to any OS in a few minutes, even if it is encrypted. According to preliminary data, about 55% of police stations do not deny the use of such technology. Interestingly, the citizens were not warned about the presence of this “hacker\Although, in the opinion of Privacy International, the use of such technologies requires public approval. The main danger will be the possibility of abuse by law enforcement agencies of new technologies. The organization requires increased control over the use of hacker programs by police. Law enforcement officials have not yet received comments.

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