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Law-enforcement officials in the U.S. are expanding the use of tools routinely used by computer hackers to gather information on suspects, bringing the criminal wiretap into the cyber age.

Federal agencies have largely kept quiet about these capabilities, but court documents and interviews with people involved in the programs provide new details about the hacking tools, including spyware delivered to computers and phones through email or Web links—techniques more commonly associated with attacks by criminals.


The FBI is now so good at electronic hacking, that it allegedly can commandeer smartphones running, Google's Android software and remotely activate their.
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Repost and something that has been possible for years on Android and Apple phones.
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Only in america
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