Hacked surveillance company says its tools could fall into the hands of terrorists

Hacking Team
Following a massive data breach on Sunday that exposed 400GB of its internal documents, product source code and correspondence, Italian security firm Hacking Team has issued a statement on its site, saying that its digital surveillance and intrusion tools could potentially be used by terrorists and extortionists. The company has a history of supplying surveillance software to oppressive governments across the globe. One of its products, named Da Vinci, can be used to break into encrypted email and files. In its statement, Hacking Team wrote: Before the attack, HackingTeam could control who had access to the technology which was sold…

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