Agencies Spending Millions on 'Crossbow' Spy Tech, an Upgraded Stingray
Motherboard found various military and federal law enforcement agencies have bought the Crossbow, which appears to target phones on 4G.
Oakland Proposes Strongest Anti-Surveillance Regulations in the Country
The legislation would ban the city from signing non-disclosure agreements with surveillance companies.
Canadian cops admit to using Stingray devices to track cellphones en masse
Police have been using ISMI catchers for mass cellphone surveillance; civil liberties advocates call the practice "particularly invasive."
Harrowing Stories From Working on the Sea
Fishing remains one of the most dangerous jobs in Canada. We talked to captains about their most hazardous experiences.
More UK Police Put Cash Down for IMSI Catchers
Financial documents show Essex Police budgeted for purchasing IMSI catchers, and suggest it shares the technology with Kent Police.
Canada’s national security consultations get negative reviews from just about everyone
From stakeholders to the public, nobody seems happy with the government’s approach to national security overhaul
It’s Not Chill At All That Canadian Police Misled the Public For Years About Stingrays
And they need to answer for it.
How Canadian cops keep their most powerful cellphone-tracking technology a secret from the courts
Cellphone surveillance technology has been a closely guarded secret in Canadian law enforcement. But it doesn’t always work, and that can make it hard to defend yourself in court.
RCMP still won’t admit that it uses these high-power spying tools, even though they do
New documents show how the Canadian cops are still obfuscating on their use of Stingrays.
UK Cops Are Trying to Remove Spy Gear Records from the Web
One document has redacted the section on IMSI catchers, which are used to track mobile phones, and the Metropolitan Police has removed a file on public expenditure all together.
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.
NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable to Hacking
The police department refuses to say which models it uses in an FOI tussle with the NYCLU.