Mr. Twister


Endgame is one of the leading players in the global cyber arms business. Among other things, it compiles and sells zero day information to governments and corporations. According to three sources familiar with Endgame’s business, nearly all of its customers are U.S. government agencies.

Cell phones are programmed to connect to whichever nearby cell tower has the strongest signal. The fake cell towers trick phones into thinking they have the strongest signal, then read the devices’ unique registration numbers when they connect, the Journal report says. The goal is to locate cell phones linked to people under investigation for crimes like selling drugs.