Spend enough time staring at redacted documents liberated from secretive
government agencies and you're bound to miss a thing or two on the first pass.
Chris Soghoian, technologist for the ACLU was browsing through some FBI
documents [pdf link] obtained by the EFF and came across this:
> In 2007, FBI sent malware via a link intended to look like a Seattle
Times/AP story. https://t.co/Se9f0NXGd1 at pages 61-62. -- Christopher
Soghoian (@csoghoian) October 27, 2014
> _In 2007, FBI sent malware via a link intended to look like a Seattle
Times/AP story. https://www.eff.org/document/fbicipav-08pdf … at pages 61-62._
The documents date back to 2008 and were obtained by the EFF in 2011. What
Soghoian caught fills in the blanks in this story from 2007.
> _FBI agents trying to track the source of e-mailed bomb threats against a
Washington high school last month sent the suspect a secret surveillance
program designed to surreptitiously monitor him and report back to a
government server, according to an FBI affidavit obtained by Wired News..._
_The software was sent to the owner of an anonymous MySpace profile linked to
bomb threats against Timberline High School near Seattle. The code led the ...