"To try to get them to reveal some information about their parent's work and use that, eventually, for espionage activities," Alperovitch explained. "Information that has been collected about them may be used decades later."
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"I got a very strong sense that was not their goal," he said. "They expressed a much stronger interest in financial information."
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