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Snowden Designs a Device to Warn If Your Iphone's Radios Are Snitching


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Snowden and Huang iPhone modification

A mockup of Edward Snowden and Bunnie Huang's iPhone modification, showing the SIM card slot through which their hardware add-on would access the phone's antennae to monitor them for errant signals.

Credit: Andrew Huang & Edward Snowden

When Edward Snowden met with reporters in a Hong Kong hotel room to spill the NSA's secrets, he famously asked them put their phones in the fridge to block any radio signals that might be used to silently activate the devices’ microphones or cameras.

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