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Yahoo scanned incoming emails on behalf of US intelligence

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Oct 5, 2016.

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    In 2015, Yahoo created custom software for covertly scanning their customers’ incoming emails, and deployed it on behalf of a US intelligence agency, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Reuters’ sources include three former employees and a fourth person apprised of the events,” and this is what they say: Yahoo received the request to build such a tool from a US intelligence agency – it’s unknown if it’s the FBI or the NSA – and to use … More →

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