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eavesdrop

verb hearken, intercept, listen, listen stealthily, overhear, tap the lines, wiretap
Associated concepts: eavesdropping device, search warrant, suppression hearing, wiretapping
See also: monitor, overhear, spy
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However, this does not necessarily mean that someone eavesdrops any conversations any time.
In addition, a person eavesdrops if he or she uses or divulges any information that he or she knows or reasonably should know was obtained through the use of an eavesdropping device, unless the use is specifically authorized.
For security analysis [6], let us assume Eve eavesdrops and measures a photon.