law enforcement hacking
A cache of documents shared with Motherboard show much broader interest from the U.S. government in using malware in criminal investigations.
Defense teams across the U.K. are arguing that chat messages obtained by law enforcement malware should not be used as evidence in court.
A document obtained by Motherboard provides more detail on the malware law enforcement deployed against Encrochat devices.
The attempt failed, but so-called "network investigative techniques" are not limited to the FBI, according to newly unsealed court records.