- Sep 30, 2020
How Safe is Smartphone Cloning?
Smartphone cloning is a term that is increasingly used nowadays. It is related to the privacy and the data of your smartphones. Similar to hacking, the process of cloning requires a set of enhanced skillset.
About Smartphone Cloning
Smartphone cloning is a process that involves duplicating a phone's entire cellular identity, together with the IMEI number (International Mobile Station Equipment Identity). The copying of data will further lead to using the same on other devices. If done without the notice of the individual, the process is considered to be highly illegal.
It is a crime if done unwillingly. As compared to earlier, the process of phone cloning has become quite simple and, advanced now. WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption claims that data shared on the platform cannot be accessed by a third-party.
The recent Bollywood drug case, wherein chats were hacked, was done due to the process of cloning.
However, the process is considered to be a crime if done without any reason.
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