It’s called Stingray, and though not all police forces have copped to using it, those that have, insist that it helps their investigations. The ACLU say the device raises serious privacy concerns. A look at Stingray, how it works and who uses it, and who denies using it.
On February 24th a new phone was officially unveiled to the world at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. It’s called the Blackphone and it promises to evade all eavesdropping technology. The new encrypted smartphone claims it can even evade the NSA’s far-reaching powers. The Blackphone is being marketed as a device unlike other phones, [...]