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“Mystery of fake US mobile phone towers capable of tapping smartphones”
“The structures appear to be connecting to nearby phones and either tapping calls or reading texts.”
“Seventeen fake cellphone towers were discovered across the U.S. last week, according to a report in Popular Science.
Rather than offering you cellphone service, the towers appear to be connecting to nearby phones, bypassing their encryption, and either tapping calls or reading texts,” by Jack Dutton, Business Insider
“No-one knows who operates the towers – or why”