The encrypted chat app Signal suggested in a blog post published Wednesday that products sold by Israeli surveillance provider Cellebrite to law enforcement are vulnerable to sabotage. Cellebrite DI specializes in helping law enforcement and intelligence agencies copy call logs, texts, photos, and other content.
Mobile phone data has been repeatedly sold to authoritarian governments, including Russia and China. The signal is a privacy-conscious app, eager to show its time to protect user conversations. Last year he took on Israel’s Cellebrite. The company stated that its equipment has been updated to allow law enforcement agencies to collect Signal messages from the equipment it owns.
E said it’s easy to see that adding special files to your phone will destroy Celerbrite’s functionality. In a statement, Cellebrite did not directly address Marlinspike’s claims, but stated that the company’s employees “continually review and update our software to provide our customers with the best smart digital solutions.” In his Elsewhere blog post, Marlinspike claimed that he found Apple code snippets in the Cellebrite software. He said: “This may pose legal risks.”
Cellebrite and its users “(if done without authorization). Apple did not do so immediately In response to a request for comment. When Cellebrite was preparing to go public through a merger with a blank checking company, Signal filed allegations that the combined capital was valued at approximately US $ 2.4 billion (roughly Rs. INR. 1790.8 billion).