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It was noted that the Greek Cypriot Intelligence Service (KIP), purchased ‘a software and monitoring system infecting into mobile phones’ for the purpose of listening and monitoring.

Greek Cypriot daily Fileleftheros noted that the listening and monitoring service is purchased from an Italian firm named ‘The Hacking Team’ which is expert on mobile phones and internet tracking software systems.

According to the information obtained by the newspaper, the invoices of software and monitoring system purchased by KIP was exposed when the computers of ‘the Hacking Team’ were hacked by ‘Anonymous’.

According to the news, four invoices in the name of KIP issued by the Italian firm were declared by the expert on Electronic Communication and Computer Security Dinos Pastos yesterday. Pastos drew attention that the system is a software and service enabling the monitoring of the citizens without taking judicial writ. 

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