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ICE, IRS Explored Using Hacking Tools, New Documents Show

Federal agencies including Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are at least exploring the use of, if not actively deploying, hacking tools in criminal investigations, according to a newly released cache of documents shared with Motherboard.

The documents, which stem from a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit brought by activist group Privacy International, the ACLU and the Civil Liberties & Transparency Clinic of the University at Buffalo School of Law against various government agencies, are heavily redacted, but draw the contours of how other federal law enforcement agencies beyond the FBI and DEA are interested in hacking criminal suspects.


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