Ukrainians urged not to use the application walkie-Zello – Russian special services are wiretap




Security Service of Ukraine urged citizens to refrain from transmitting sensitive information using mobile radio service Zello, due to the fact that the Russian security services monitor it. This is reported by “Ukrainian News” with reference to the statement by the head of the Security Service Advisor Markiyan Lubkivsky.


Zello is a cross-platform mobile application , with which you can instantly send messages without having to type text and not being distracted by reading. Messenger allows you to communicate with loved ones, or use open channels to find new buddies around the world.

According to the adviser head of the SBU, the danger of the use of Russian social networks repeatedly stated SBU, but until recently, application-radio Zello Ukrainians considered fairly safe service.


At the same time the SBU is reported to have received from one of the militants, a resident of the Donetsk region, which is passed to the Ukrainian side, “irrefutable evidence that the militia can identify the users of Internet service Zello.”

“So avoid transmission channels Zello important information and take measures that would have made it impossible for your identity. Remember, Zello monitored enemy who is doing everything possible to find and deal with Ukrainian patriots “- wrote adviser to the head of the SBU.

Lubkivsky said that Russian security services have significant amounts of relevant technical information about the users Zello (name, data from the profiles of other aliases that logged in with one telephone terminal; IMEI mobile terminals and IP-address, etc.).


What is interesting, application-created radio Zello really come from Russia, but the development of the project is carried out in the US city of Austin.

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