Greek officials were tapped using law enforcement back door

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Thu Mar 23 12:22:49 EST 2006

On Thu 23 Mar 2006 15:30, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> A while ago, you may recall that members of the Greek government were
> wiretapped, and at the time, I speculated that the bad guys may have
> abused the built in CALEA software in the switch to do it. Well, it
> now appears that that was precisely what happened. Unfortunately, the
> article below is short on detail -- anyone have access to primary
> sources? (I know there are at least a couple of Greek cryptographers
> on this list...)

 The article above is good summary of what had happened so far. 
If you are asking for technical details, I'm not sure if there have been 
released any (although I only have access to online material since I 
don't live in greece any more). 

Some links to articles that summarize the testimonies of vodafone's and 
ericsson's CEO's to the greek pariament follow.

vodafone's position:



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