Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office: Cell-site Simulator
|Agency||Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office|
The Anne Arundel County Sheriff's Office purchased a KeyW cell-site simulator for $546,160. Previously, the sheriff had a Stingray II cell-site simulator from Harris Corp.
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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.