Washington Researchers Learn to Detect IMSI-Catcher Snooping Devices

Using sensor boxes containing,  “about $500 worth of gear the team had assembled, including a GPS module, a GSM cellular modem, a Raspberry Pi minicomputer to assemble the data about which cell towers the modem connects to, a cellular hotspot to upload the resulting data to the group’s server, and an Android phone running an older program called SnoopSnitch”,, Washington researchers identified anomalous cell-tower activity in the state that they believe indicates Stingray eavesdropping device activity.

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