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FBI doesn’t need a warrant to hack a suspect’s computer, US judge rules

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 24, 2016.

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    A senior US district judge has decided that the warrant authorizing the search of a suspect’s home computer by the FBI was issued based of probable cause, but even if it wasn’t, it wouldn’t matter, “because the Government did not need a warrant to capture Defendant’s IP address,” and did not need it to extract additional information from his computer. The case in question is that of Edward Matish, III, who stands accused of access … More →

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