NSW Police behind multimillion dollar spyware purchases, WikiLeaks claim

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The NSW Police have been named as multimillion dollar customers of the FinFisher malware and surveillance software, according to new files published by WikiLeaks.

More than $2.5 million worth of the German spyware, used to capture user data, has allegedly been purchased over the past three years.

The latest WikiLeaks’ SpyFiles, published on Monday, detailed the estimated $2.58 million worth of purchases of FinFisher surveillance software since 2011.

The release is the fourth by WikiLeaks, which first started publishing data on the company’s customers in 2011.

The leaks stated that the NSW Police remained a customer of company, alongside services from Nigeria, Pakistan and Mongolia.


Source World News Australia

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