Apr 062016
 
 April 6, 2016  Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports:

Months after being hacked and getting all its secrets leaked online, the spyware vendor Hacking Team is still in business—but struggling to survive. Now, the Italian government has dealt the embattled company another blow.

The government authority who oversees the export of “dual use” technologies, which can be used both for civilian as well as military purposes, revoked Hacking Team’s “global authorization” to export its spyware at the end of March.

Excellent.

Read more on Motherboard.

  One Response to “Hacking Team Has Lost Its License to Export Spyware”

  1. So they open a satellite company under another name in a foreign country and proceed onwards.

    Or they simply sell their business to another entity in another country – hopefully no a hostile one – and make millions off the deal.
    Then open another company with the same talent and fresh new look, flying under the radar one again.

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