I can imagine the feelings of those who set the whole thing up having the details of their work being blown like that unless, of course, it's as distraction from a successor.
Australia's Federal Police force has revealed more about how it distributed a backdoored chat app to criminals. The app, named An0m, was revealed in June 2021 when Australia's Feds (AFP), the FBI and European authorities revealed they'd combined to convince crims the software allowed secure communications. The app ran on …
Thursday 9th December 2021 13:33 GMT NoneSuch
Thursday 9th December 2021 21:59 GMT very angry man
The AFP's announcement of its progress also offers the observation that "Criminals have moved to other encrypted devices" and predicts "It is likely some large syndicates will develop their own dedicated encrypted communication devices and private networks within the next three years."
My fuck'n oath they will they have just shown them just how profitable it will be, and if AFP can do it , it's not that hard.