The source said about the iPhone hacks security forces

law enforcement told why the regional Department of the FSB, the Investigative Committee and the interior Ministry has purchased equipment for hacking smartphones. According to the source “”, similar programs are used primarily to conduct various examinations.

“In particular, examination of the equipment found on the bodies of those killed or accused of crimes of corruption. A special technique was adopted many years ago, it is in all the forensic units of all law enforcement agencies that have certificates for production of the relevant examinations. Using these programs can, in particular, to recover deleted photos and writing,” said the source.

According to him, the implementation of these programmes permitted by the legislation of the Russian Federation, and they bought far not the first year.

About the acquisition of security equipment for hacking smartphones running iOS and Android announced “the Russian service Bi-bi-si” with reference to the procurement website. It was noted that the complex UFED Touch2 cost Volgograd Department of insurance at 800 thousand rubles, and in Khabarovsk — 1.2 million rubles.