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Documentation: United States and Britain broke BlackBerry encryption for a long
Documentation: the United States and Britain broke BlackBerry encryption for a long
The US and British intelligence spied on the BlackBerry messages since 2009 at least
Leaked documents revealed new newspaper Der Spiegel that the NSA was able to read the messages exchanged via BlackBerry, and she was able to break the encryption on the Server service, or simply b BES.
And tracking information that has been exposed to a group of documents that leaked “Edward Snowden” contractor with the national security agency as defined by scandal “Prism PRISM to name the Agency launched the project on spying on Internet users.
The report of der Spiegel to spy on BlackBerry messages back for economic or political reasons and not linked to the objectives of the fight against terrorism as the Administration claimed already to justify Project Prism.
BlackBerry was already has responded to the requests of some Governments to provide access to e-mail messages and chat messages encrypted through the BlackBerry service, which gave the key to decrypt the service in 2010 for a number of countries, such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and India, but leaked documents indicate that the national security agency to break the encryption without cooperation with the BlackBerry and since 2009 at least.
The documents indicate that both the US National Security Agency NSA and its British counterpart (Government communications headquarters) GCHQ have access from the pre may 2009 to text and images exchanged via the service. And documents on the British Government faced difficulties beyond that date as BlackBerry change its messaging protocol, but the British Government body that by March 2010 to break encryption again and restore access to service messages.
Does not include documents obtained by der Spiegel any indications of widespread spying operation on the smart phone users, but the newspaper reported that if you select a certain phone intelligence target, you would find the means to access the information.
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