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That's most likely how the British spies were able to collect screenshots of people using Yahoo Messenger, as privacy and security researcher Ashkan Soltani explained to that it will begin encrypting Yahoo Messenger communications by March 31.
However, the company declined to comment on the encryption of its webcam feeds.
Codenamed Optic Nerve, the operation saved images to GCHQ databases, regardless of whether individual users were suspected of wrongdoing.
Any Internet data flowing through those fiber optic cables, if not encrypted, can be intercepted in the same way.
Yahoo's webcam chat data, for example, is transmitted without encryption, making it relatively easy to be intercepted by GCHQ's spies — as well as hackers snooping on public Wi-Fi networks like the ones commonly used at Starbucks.
In fact, between 3% and 11% of all the webcam material harvested by GCHQ was deemed to contain "undesirable nudity".
(Which makes you wonder what the agency's idea of desirable nudity is – maybe the kind you can use to blackmail people?