Cellebrite asks cops to keep its phone hacking tech hush hush | TechCrunch
- And the company has been keen on keeping the use of its technology “hush hush.”As part of the deal with government agencies, Cellebrite asks users to keep its tech — and the fact that they used it — secret, TechCrunch has learned.
- Our tools are designed for lawful use, with the utmost respect for the chain of custody and judicial process.”“We do not advise our customers to act in contravention with any law, legal requirements or other forensics standards,” the spokesperson said.
- For years, cops and other government authorities all over the world have been using phone hacking technology provided by Cellebrite to unlock phones and obtain the data within.
- So please do your best to follow all the instructions and make this the best possible procedures [sic] going forward.”From a non-work device, you can contact Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai securely on Signal at +1 917 257 1382, or via Telegram and Wire @lorenzofb, or email [email protected].
- And the other additional factor that you may not be aware of is that failed exploitations on devices — if they’re able to connect to the network — they could phone home and inform the manufacturer that the device is under attack.
- And with enough knowledge and intelligence, it is possible that the phone manufacturers might find out what we’re doing to achieve this magic.
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