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GCHQ hacking phones and computers is legal, says top UK court

Computer, smartphone and network hacking by UK intelligence agency GCHQ is legal, a security tribunal has said. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruled on Friday that computer network exploitation (CNE) – which can include remotely activating microphones and cameras on electronic devices such as iPhones without the owner’s knowledge – is legal.

Source: GCHQ hacking phones and computers is legal, says top UK court

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