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A shocking Secret: Wikileaks revealed that Dahabshiil's Somtel spies its phone subscribers to the Somaliland secret services and foreign agencies.

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    A shocking Secret: Wikileaks revealed that Dahabshiil's Somtel spies its phone subscribers to the Somaliland secret services and foreign agencies.

    Dahabshiil Group If it has such a deep connection with the government as far as acting as an agent for the state, the question is what sort of access the government has on the financial records of the people?

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Dahabshiil Group If it has such a deep connection with the government as far as acting as an agent for the state, the question is what sort of access the government has on the financial records of the people?

Waagacusub.net -For twenty five years of conflict and civil unrest in Somalia it is not surprise noticing to so many criminal activities subjected to innocent civilians, but the terror activities by Alshabab and pirate groups in the north are not turning point any more.

A current revelation by Wikileaks shows that some giant business companies were involved in deliberate privacy violations against the public in Somalia and Somaliland.

Wikileaks’ latest revelations in mid-July 2015 shows that Dahabshiil’s  telecommunication giant, Somtel, contracted a Hacking Team based in Italy to design technology and software to spy the subscribers of its phones who trusted the company as a normal telephone services in the competitive market and also the people using computers through internet.

Somtel designated Hacking Team to design a technology that can enable the company to The technology Somtel buys from Hacking Team will assist it to control the targeted computers and phones once target operation happened. Infecting people’s computers will allow them to access a variety of information, including: Skype traffic (VoIP & chat), keystrokes (all Unicode languages), emails, messages, target positioning, files, screenshots, microphone eavesdropped data, camera snapshots, etc. Read here the Wikileaks doc

Today, 8 July 2015, WikiLeaks releases more than 1 million searchable emails from the Italian surveillance malware vendor Hacking Team, which first came under international scrutiny after WikiLeaks publication of the SpyFiles. These internal emails show the inner workings of the controversial global surveillance industry.

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RE: I: Somtel

Email-ID 435037
Date 2012-11-14 05:42:19 UTC
From [email protected]
To [email protected], [email protected]

Dear Massimilano,

 Thank you for the response . we play as security organization for the government , when they need any security we provide it to them.

Therefore I hope we will be able to sign the NDA and have trial of the RCS .

Thanks 

Ismail Dualeh

Chief Technical Officer-SOMTEL

T : +252 7 972 90 00 | M : +252 7 900 00 01

E : [email protected]

 

From: Massimiliano Luppi [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 1:14 PM
To: [email protected]
Cc: HT
Subject: R: I: Somtel

 

Dear Mr. Dualeh,

Many thanks for contacting us and for the interest in our technology.

RCS is designed to attack, infect and monitor target PCs and Smart-phones in a stealth way, including its location.

Once a target is infected, RCS allows you to access a variety of information, including:

Skype traffic (VoIP, chat), keystrokes (all Unicode languages), mails, messages, target positioning, files, screenshots, microphone eavesdropped data, camera snapshots, etc.

Supported PC platforms are: Windows XP/Vista/7 (32 & 64 bit) and Mac-OS.

The Smartphones' platforms are Windows Mobile, iPhone, Symbian, Blackberry and Android.

Would you mind having a look at the two RCS videos on our website?

http://www.hackingteam.it/index.php/remote-control-system

As you can imagine, our policy allows us to sell the product to Government, Law Enforcement and Security Organizations only.

Regarding your enquiry, please note that we do not provide geographical representation; our approach is to work side by side with a local partner (like you) on every specific deal.

This means that, if you have a potential business opportunity, we will give you protection on such client for 1 year.

Obviously, in order to understand, if we can move on, we need to know which agency we are talking about.

If everything is positive, we will proceed with the signature of our Non Disclosure Agreement and we’ll organize a meeting with the potential client.

Looking forward to receiving your reply.

Kindest Regards,

Massimiliano Luppi

Key Account Manager

 

HackingTeam

Milan Singapore Washington DC
www.hackingteam.com

 

mail: [email protected]

mobile: +39 3666539760

phone: +39 02 29060603

 

Da: Ismail Dualeh [mailto:[email protected]]
Inviato: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 01:22 PM
A: <[email protected]>
Oggetto: Somtel
 

Dear Marco,

hope all is well.

My name is ismail dualeh , i am the CTO for somtel , a telecom operator in somaliland . i have got your contact from hagai frenkel of NICE systems.
we have request from our government to check emails in case they suspect any users and we have advised them we can support them with  trojan horses therefore we need to add this capability our the network .we are currently  testing various solutions and we want to evaluate your solution as well.

looking to hear from you.

Ismail Dualeh
Chief Technical Officer
Somtel International
+25279000001

https://wikileaks.org/hackingteam/emails/emailid/435037

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