The FBI Tried to Plant a Backdoor in an Encrypted Phone Network

“The FBI tried to force the owner of an encrypted phone company to put a backdoor in his devices, Motherboard has learned” reports Ramos’ arrest revealed that someone tried to sell sensitive law enforcement information to the company, Global News reported this week.The news signals some of the tactics law enforcement may use as criminals continue to leverage encrypted communications for their own ends.The encryption itself used in end-to-end encryption is typically too robust to crack, so law enforcement agencies have to find a work around.

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