NSA has access to Android, iOS and BlackBerry ‘




The NSA would be able to gather from smartphones and tablets running Android or iOS. Information Likewise, BlackBerry, which are known to communication is encrypted, it could be overheard.

That reports the German Der Spiegel on its website. The magazine claims to have seen showing that the NSA can access information that is on smartphones running Android, iOS or BlackBerry. Accessing documents This involves among other things, lists of contacts, text messages and location information.

For each mobile operating system, the NSA a specific working group to intercept information thus Der Spiegel. Initially, the Americans have had access to the BlackBerry operating system, no access but they would have been able to crack. Protection of the Canadian company in 2010

The NSA would not draining information from mobile phones on a large scale, though Der Spiegel gave no precise figures. It was not entirely clear how the security of mobile operating systems is bypassed, but the German newspaper states Monday with more to come.

In addition, reports The Washington Post that the U.S. government has been given the right to telephone calls and e-mails of U.S. citizens to eavesdrop green light in 2011, this would no longer need to ask permission first before a judge. Earlier, the authorities have said that U.S. citizens are not the target of the eavesdropping.


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