Officials Disclose Potential Cellphone Surveillance Activity Near White House

Officials with the Department of Homeland Security detected potential surveillance activity near “sensitive facilities” in Washington, including the White House, according to a study conducted last year.

Officials disclosed the activity, associated with devices commonly known as “Stingrays,” in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), which was first reported by The Washington Post this week.

The revelation boosts long-held suspicions that foreign actors are using the technology to conduct spying in the nation’s capital.

Read more at TheHill.

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