(credit: Brian Klug)

On Friday, the self-described black hat hacker who claimed responsibility for the Hacking Team dump last year, and who goes by the handle “Phineas Phisher,” published the technical details of how he pulled off the caper—and encouraged others to follow his example.

The apparently bilingual hacker originally published the details in Spanish—”just having some fun trolling the English speaking internet,” he posted on Reddit—but subsequently translated the document into English.

Private intelligence contractor Hacking Team develops and sells hacking tools to governments around the world, a practice many have questioned as enabling human rights violations.

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How Hacking Team got hacked