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Submission + - E-Detective spy tool used by police and governments has major security holes (ibtimes.co.uk)

DavidGilbert99 writes: A "lawful intercept tool" called E-Detective from a Taiwanese based company Decision Group has a major security hole which could allow a hacker to remotely execute code and read all the data captured by the software. Considering over 100 law enforcement agencies and governments around the world use E-Detective, this could be a big problem

Submission + - Is Obama's Fitbit a national security risk? (ibtimes.co.uk)

DavidGilbert99 writes: President Barack Obama couldn't wait for the Apple Watch so bought himself a Fitibit. But after Senator Chuck Schumer's vocal criticism of the fitness tracker just last August, is Obama putting national security at risk by sharing personal information like location, sleep patterns and even his heart rate?

Submission + - FBI using tips from Anonymous to track Centcom hackers (ibtimes.co.uk)

DavidGilbert99 writes: The FBI and Anonymous don't have what you would describe as a close relationship (not in a good way at least) but it seems the agency is actively using information obtained by one member of the hacktivist group to try and track down the hackers behind the attack on Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts.

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