02 iulie 2020

European Police Shut Criminal Phone Network Used to Plan Murders

securityweek.com

Police said Thursday they had shut down an encrypted phone network used as a key tool by organised crime groups across Europe to plot assassination attempts and major drug deals.French and Dutch police said they hacked the EncroChat network so they could read millions of messages "over the shoulders" of criminal suspects as they communicated, leading to more than 100 arrests.EncroChat -- which sells custom encrypted phones -- sent a message to users in June warning them to throw away the [...]