The video is about technology called “StingRay” it is a highly controversial tactic used by law enforcement in which they set out a device that mimics a cell tower in which allows the user to intercept phone calls. The video above also features an interview with MSI’s own Perry Myers!
Illinois lawmakers pass eavesdropping fix, bobcat hunting season
The Illinois Senate on Thursday wrapped up its work for the year, leaving the Capitol after sending Gov. Pat Quinn measures that would create a bobcat hunting season in Illinois and put in place new rules regarding eavesdropping. The Senate’s departure comes after the House went home a day earlier without voting on a measure […]
What next for eavesdropping law in Illinois?
The Illinois Supreme Court struck down the law that criminalized recording of conversations without all parties’ consent. What will replace it, and when? Illinois is without an eavesdropping law. In two opinions issued by the Illinois Supreme Court on March 20, the justices held that the law, which criminalized the recording of conversations without all […]
Illinois eavesdropping law is one of the strictest in the nation deeming it illegal to audio record anyone without their consent. However that has changed as the Illinois Supreme Court decides to strike down on this strict law. Read about it here and read about a case involving Annabel Melongo who spent time in Cook County Jail […]
SIM card flaw said to allow hijacking of millions of phones
A vulnerability on SIM cards used in some mobile phones could allow malware infection and surveillance, a security researcher warns. Karsten Nohl, founder of Security Research Labs in Berlin, told The New York Times that he has identified a flaw in SIM encryption technology that could allow an attacker to obtain a SIM card’s digital key, the […]