NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone — report

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NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

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The US National Security Agency can reportedly sniff out every last bit of data from your iPhone , according to leaked NSA documents published by German magazine Der Spiegel.

Known as DROPOUTJEEP, the spyware is said to be one of the tools employed by the NSA’s ANT (Advanced or Access Network Technology) division to gain backdoor access to various electronic devices. On Sunday, leaked documents obtained by Der Spiegel showed how these tools have reportedly been used to infiltrate computers, hard drives, routers, and other devices from tech companies such as Cisco, Dell, Western Digital, Seagate, Maxtor, and Samsung.

Those same documents reveal how DROPOUTJEEP can infiltrate virtually all areas of the iPhone , including voice mail, contact lists, instant messages, and cell tower location. The tool’s description is revealed in the following description from one of the apparently leaked NSA documents published by Der Spiegel.

DROPOUTJEEP is a software implant for the Apple iPhone that utilizes modular mission applications to provide specific SIGINT functionality. This functionality includes the abi… [Read more]

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report


NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

 

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

 

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

 

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

 

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

NSA spyware gives agency full access to the iPhone -- report

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