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Hackers Re-Purposed Dumped Government Surveillance Tools to Hack Government Targets

Why bother coding when you can just copy and paste.
Joseph Cox
4.13.17
News
News

Hacking Team CEO Bashes ‘Sensationalist’ Media And ‘Vigilante’ Hacker

The surveillance company reacts after the vigilante hacker Phineas Fisher explained how he broke into its servers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.16
mexico
mexico

Hacking Team's 'Illegal' Latin American Empire

The use of Hacking Team’s spyware is illegal in most Latin American countries, according to a new report.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.18.16
News
News

Hacking Team Is Back In Business, But Struggling To Survive

Despite publicly bragging about a comeback, the surveillance tech company has been struggling to recover after last year’s massive hack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.24.16
Features
Features

The Hacking Team Defectors

“Hacking Team shouldn’t be a fucking religion that if you wanna leave you’re an infidel or a traitor."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.2.15
News
News

Hacking Team Had Ties to Local Police Departments Across the US

Cops from Miami to Duluth on Italian firm’s distribution lists, hacked emails show.
Shawn Musgrave
7.24.15
News
News

The DEA Just Cancelled Its Contract With Hacking Team

In three years, and spending almost $1 million on it, the DEA only used Hacking Team's spyware 17 times.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.17.15
Canada
Canada

Here Are the Tools Hacking Team Tried to Sell Canada's Top Spy Agency

Emails show CSIS and the RCMP were interested in Hacking Team’s collection of software vulnerabilities, exploits, and network hacking tools.
Matthew Braga
7.10.15
Canada
Canada

Canadian Police Looked Into Buying Hacking Software

Infamous surveillance tech company Hacking Team flew to Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa to demonstrate their spyware to police.
Matthew Braga
7.7.15
crime
crime

Hacking Team Founder: Hey FBI, We Can Help You Crack the Dark Web

“Just rely on us,” founder says in a mailing list.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.2.15
security
security

The DEA Is Coming Under Congressional Scrutiny for Buying Hacking Tools

Sen. Chuck Grassley wants to know more about how the DEA is using Hacking Team's spyware.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.1.15
News
News

The DEA Has Been Secretly Buying Hacking Tools From an Italian Company

Documents reveal the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Army have been patronizing Hacking Team via a reseller.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.15.15