BlackBerry has now announced they have become the first major mobile vendor to receive the new Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification from the UK Government. Additionally, BlackBerry has announced they are now an accredited certifying body for Cyber Essentials Plus, with the certification being offered through BlackBerry Cybersecurity Services.
Investigation finds evidence of ‘Stingray’ technology in use in the capital
FAKE MOBILE PHONE MASTS are being used to snoop on Londoners’ phone conversations, according to a report on Sky News.
A Sky News investigation has found that communications in the capital city are being intercepted using ‘Stingray’ devices that mimic mobile phone masts in order to listen in on users’ calls without their knowledge.
The surveillance technology is used by police agencies worldwide to target the communications of criminals, but it also collects the data of all other phones in the area.
The news outlet used a system made by German security company GMSK Cryptophone to look for signs of Stingray, or International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) catchers, across London over a three-week period.