Swiss gov 'mulls' spyware to tap VoIP calls

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 5:56 PM EST

The Swiss government is "considering" the use of a spyware application called Superintendent Trojan to eavesdrop on IP telephony conversation, Heise Security reports.

Swiss firm ERA IT Solutions said it hopes to supply the Superintendent Trojan only to government agencies, a policy it hopes will leave it off malware blacklists compiled by anti-virus and anti-spyware developers.

At The Register.

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