The FBI may microphones of laptops and Android phones eavesdropping




The FBI has reportedly about tools and software that it would have to listen. Off the microphones of laptops possible Also, the public authority microphones in smartphones running on the Android operating system can eavesdrop.

That reported the U.S. newspaper The Wall Street Journal on the basis of an anonymous source that would have. worked in the past with the U.S. government Part of the hacking tools used would be developed by the FBI itself, but there would also be software used by other parties to the bugging.

Afluisteren With this software it would thus be possible in laptops and Android smartphones activate microphones and remote as to listen calls. It’s not just about the interception of telephone calls, even if the device is not used it would be possible to listen.

Or should therefore first malware installed on the device is not known. Nor is it known whether all types of microphones are susceptible in laptops and Android devices. Or the FBI really have such capability is difficult to verify, the WSJ relies on a single source and Google as well as the FBI did not respond to the notice.


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