The Israelis deployed StingRay mobile identity-catchers, devices that
are mistaken for cell towers by cell phones, allowing them to capture
the contents of calls and the mobile browser activity.
Lipmann says that the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division subjected
the devices to extensive forensic tests, looking at where the components
came from, how old they were, and considering who would have access to
them, and the trail led inexorably to Israel.
Publisher: Truthout | Author: Juan Cole