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Leaked manuals confirm Stingrays can be used for mass surveillance, bypassing smartphone security

Leaked manuals confirm Stingrays can be used for mass surveillance, bypassing smartphone security Nearly four years ago, the Electronic Privacy Information Center released FBI documents discussing a controversial surveillance technique.Both federal and local authorities often have access to cell phone surveillance hardware, dubbed Stingrays (Harris Corp.

Bipartisan bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingray cell tracker

Bipartisan bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingray cell tracker A rare alliance of Democratic and Republican members of the US Congress could lead to increased restrictions on how police officers can deploy so-called Stingray cell phone trackers.This bill would force police to get warrants before using Stingrays.