Encrypted chat app Signal alleges flaws in Israeli's Cellebrite equipments

Topics Signal | surveillance  | israel


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Encrypted chat app Signal suggested in a blog post published on Wednesday that products sold to law enforcement from Israeli surveillance provider Cellebrite can easily be sabotaged.

Cellebrite DI Ltd, which specializes in helping law enforcement and intelligence agencies copy call logs, texts, photos and other data off of smartphones, has repeatedly come under fire for past sales to authoritarian governments, including Russia and China. Signal, a privacy-focused app eager to show the lengths it goes to protect.....

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