Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Computer Allegedly Bugged by Ethiopians

A Maryland man is suing the Ethiopian government after it was discovered that it infected his computer with spyware, wiretapped his calls made via Skype, and monitored his family’s computers for months.

"We have clear evidence of a foreign government secretly infiltrating an American's computer in America, listening to his calls, and obtaining access to a wide swath of his private life," said Electronic Frontier Foundation staff attorney Nate Cardozo. 

"The current Ethiopian government has a well-documented history of human rights violations against anyone it sees as political opponents. (more)