Questionable Signal Interception Use (Stingray) & Hardware Search Leads Magistrate To Chastise FBI

via the inimitable Cyrus Farivar, writing at Ars Technica, details the recent criticsim of Federal Bureau of Investigation’s behavior in inmproper device search (in this case a mobilephone) and a apparently non-standardized practice of signal interception via a Singray devices. Certainly today’s MustRead, especially in the event you may be interested in search, seizure and signal interception law you have hit the mother loade!

‘The crux of the issue is that, in April 2016, an FBI agent sought and obtained two warrants from an Alameda County Superior Court judge: one to search Artis’ phone and another to deploy a stingray to locate Hopkins.’ – via Cyrus Farivar, writing at Ars Technica

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2018/7/21/questionable-search-and-signal-interception-use-stingray-leads-magistrate-to-excoriate-fbi