Wisconsin Department of Justice: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||Wisconsin Department of Justice|
The Wisconsin Department of Justice acquired a Stingray cell-site simulator from Harris Corp. in 2007, according to research by Kevin Collier for Vocativ.
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Cell-site simulators, also known as Stingrays or IMSI catchers, are devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers, tricking phones within a certain radius into connecting to the device rather than a tower.