Stingray

Hackers Gonna Hack

Hacker Camp Makes DIY Phones, Is Bombarded by DIY IMSI Catcher

At this year's Electromagnetic Field hacking and culture festival, attendees' badges were fully functioning phones. But hackers gonna hack.
Joseph Cox
9.5.18
MORE THE MERRIER

New Data Gives Peek at European IMSI Catcher Exports

Data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act style-request shows Finnish companies exporting powerful surveillance technology to Mexico, Colombia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Joseph Cox
3.23.18
State of Surveillance

The RCMP Has Been Using Surveillance Gear Under an 'Interim' Policy for 6 Years

A new report sheds more light on the use of Stingrays in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
9.14.17
Stingray

IMSI Catcher Detection Apps Might Not Be All That Good, Research Suggests

Plenty of people use free Android apps to try and spot IMSI catchers, but research shows the apps can be circumvented.
Joseph Cox
8.14.17
State of Surveillance

It’s Not Chill At All That Canadian Police Misled the Public For Years About Stingrays

And they need to answer for it.
Jordan Pearson
4.12.17
attribution is hard

Why It’s So Hard to Say Who Is Using an IMSI Catcher

Israel, China, Russia? Who was using a surveillance device on Parliament Hill in Ottawa?
Jordan Pearson
4.6.17
tech

Police in Indianapolis Have Had Stingray Cell Site Simulators Since 2012

Previously unreported, the IMPD has had a StingRay since 2012, ascertained from their Non Disclosure Agreement with the FBI.
Curtis Waltman
1.24.17
security

Here's How Much a StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance Tool Costs

It's a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech.
Curtis Waltman
12.8.16
News

Here's a Picture of a Phone-Tracking Device That We've Never Seen in the Wild

The leaked picture confirms that cops and feds hide these powerful surveillance devices inside police cars.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.22.16
SURVEILLANCE

This "Printer" Is Actually a Surveillance Device

Office supplies meet Stingray.
Madison Margolin
11.3.16
Canada

Canadian Police Don’t Want to Talk About How They Spend Surveillance Dollars

Police in Ontario’s biggest cities have received hundreds of thousands of dollars for surveillance equipment. We can’t tell you how they spent it.
Nathan Munn
8.22.16
News

Edmonton Police Say They Didn't Mean It When They Said They Own a Stingray

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Jordan Pearson
8.12.16
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