Monthly Archives: September 2020

Phone, Clone, and Padukone: How Agencies Hack Open Devices in B-Town’s Drug Investigation

Even as more and more actors including Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh are questioned in the Bollywood drug case based on WhatsApp chats, let’s see how a phone is cloned and its data is consulted. . Phone cloning is not a violation of Article …

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Explanation: Can deleted data from your phone be recovered using forensic cloning?

The case filed against actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and four others by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is based on cats that the Enforcement Branch (ED) recovered from the ‘clones’ of Rhea’s two cell phones which allegedly contain evidence of her discussing narcotics. What is forensic cell phone …

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A way to prevent the police from monitoring your phone

Federal Agents from the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice used “a sophisticated cell phone cloning attack – the details of which remain confidential – to intercept protesters’ phone communications” in Portland this summer, Ken Klippenstein reported this week in TheNation. Let’s set aside for the moment …

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