Welcome to

Fake Antenna Detection Project 

Cell towers analyzed

Cell towers with irregularities

Measurements taken

We are a project involved in detecting and understanding cell phone surveillance in risk contexts within Latin America.

 

Cellular sensors are built from off-the-shelf parts and installed into volunteers’ vehicles.

Sensors data is continuously uploaded from vehicles and aggregated into a city-wide view.

Algorithms find anomalies in the cellular network that indicate IMSI-catchers.

In collaboration with

System designed by security researchers at the University of Washington to measure IMSI-catchers use across a city.

FADe project is an initiative of South Lighthouse with the support of the Open Technology Fund.

  

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