Secure Communications

Technion researchers crack GSM cellular phone encryption

A team of researchers at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa recently succeeded in cracking the encoding system used by 850 million cellular phones – GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) – previously considered the most secure cellular system. The fault in the GSM code could potentially allow thieves to steal calls and even impersonate users.

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March 21, 2007 - Posted by | eavesdrop, encryption, English, espionage, phone tap, privacy, security, spy, surveillance, tap, wiretap

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