Category: Big Brother

NSO Pegasus – Surveillance Software

An interesting story is running on the Guardian newspaper (UK) about Pegasus, “the spyware manufactured by NSO Group, the Israeli purveyor of weapons of mass surveillance“. Huge data leak shatters the lie that the innocent need not fear surveillance The story mentions how the software, when installed, can be used to convert a mobile phone […]

Home Location Register (HLR)

Mobile Phone Data A company based in Hong Kong, Velocity Made Good Ltd, provides a service to obtain realtime mobile phone data https://www.hlr-lookups.com/ Background All mobile network operators are connected within a system called the SS7 signaling network. The SS7 transports data about subscribers, networking, voice calls, and SMS text messages between the carriers. Real-time […]