WATCH: Phone Hackers – Britain’s Secret Surveillance (Vice)

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Phone Hackers: Britain’s Secret Surveillance

In this video Vice Media uncovers one of Britain’s secret surveillance devices the IMSI catcher. International Mobile Subscriber Identity-catcher, IMSI Catcher also known as a stingray are portable devices used to hack mobile phone communications within a set area by claiming to be a cell phone tower. IMSI Catchers allow law enforcements and government agencies to hack mobile phone communications with very little ease. In the UK (United Kingdom) we don’t know who are using IMSI catchers nor do we know there intentions. IMSI Catchers could be used by Law enforcements, Government agencies, Criminals, Political parties and Security experts. It’s hard to detect IMSI catchers as there desicused as mobile phone towers.