Secret Spyware Tracks Down Who Made Bomb Threats

FBI agents trying to track the source of e-mailed bomb threats against a Washington high school last month sent the suspect a secret surveillance program designed to surreptitiously monitor him and report back to a government server, according to an FBI affidavit.

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And what, users have no “reasonable expectation of privacy” of the data stored locally on their computers? It’s the non-invasive equivalent to busting down your door and confiscating your computer.

He used a hacked proxy server in Italy. He got nailed through a browser exploit on MySpace. Morons like this give the police justification for abusing security standards. Further proof that the general public is judged and weighed by the lowest common denominator.

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