Telephone Tapping

(Espionage Technique)

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What is Telephone tapping?

Telephone tapping (also wire tapping or wiretapping in American English) is the monitoring of telephone and Internet-based conversations by a third party, often by covert means. The wire tap received its name because, historically, the monitoring connection was an actual electrical tap on the telephone line. Legal wiretapping by a government agency is also called lawful interception. Passive wiretapping monitors or records the traffic, while active wiretapping alters or otherwise affects it.

Technology Types

espionage techniqueinstrumentalitymediumtelecommunicationtelephone tapping

Synonyms

Active wiretappingCall monitoringCall recordingCommunication abusePassive wiretappingPhone bugPhone recordingPhone tapPhone tappingPhone-tapPhone-tappingTelefon lehallgatásTelephone tapWebtappingWire tapWire tappingWire-tapWire-tappingWiretapWiretappedWiretappingWiretaps

Translations

Écoute (surveillance) (fr)Escolta telefònica (ca)Escucha telefónica (es)Grampo telefônico (pt)Intercettazione (it)Odposlech telefonního hovoru (cs)Penyadapan telepon (in)Telefoontap (nl)Telekommunikationsüberwachung (de)Запис телефонної розмови (uk)Запись телефонного разговора (ru)تنصت عبر الهاتف (ar)도청 (ko)電話竊聽 (zh)

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