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In a massive sting operation, the FBI created an anonymous app that was supposed to be secure. Unknown to the criminals using ANOM, the app was sending all their communications straight back to the FBI. The consequences reached all the way to New Zealand, with NZ Police arresting 35 people in connection with the sting operation.

Read more: AN0M: How an app to decrypt criminal messages was born ‘over a few beers’ with FBI | RNZ News