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Magic Lantern: Keyboard Recorder of the FBI

Rumors of Magic Lantern first hit the internet airwaves when Bob Sullivan, a prominent journalist and co-founder of MSNBC network, accused the FBI for using powerful keylogger software to aid in its investigations of extortion and harassment. The Bureau denied the allegations until official FBI documents produced in court proved that the FBI had developed the tool, in 2002 . This high-tech keyboard Recorder was capable of remote installation unlike previous keyloggers which had to be physically installed in a target computer. The documents further stated that the use of Magic Lantern peaked in the 2005 – a time when identity theft crimes were

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15 Sep
grecs @grecs
Nice infographic. If u're bad guy, use F-Secure to find RT @Cyber_War_News: Magic Lantern: Keyboard Recorder of FBI http://t.co/4BmoPZIfXE
15 Sep
F-Secure @FSecure
RT @k0z1can: Magic Lantern: Keyboard Recorder of the FBI http://t.co/Wu8opyN6Hz @mikko F-Secure refusal to not backdoor = epic win #MuchRe…
14 Sep
Cyber Informer @cybfor
Magic Lantern: Keyboard Recorder of the FBI: [http://t.co/2jkxhdnLmw] http://t.co/5HDfn3vSGr
14 Sep
Team Cymru @teamcymru
Magic Lantern: Keyboard Recorder of the FBI http://t.co/hwMzxSjetQ