22 Jul 2013

Researcher: SIM cards vulnerable to hacking

Author: CarakerVanderwall508 | Filed under: About

Millions of mobile phones may be vulnerable to spying due to the use of outdated, 1970s-era cryptography, according to new research due to be presented at the Black Hat security conference. Karsten Nohl , an expert cryptographer with Security Research Labs, has found a way to trick mobile phones into granting access to the device’s location, SMS functions and allow changes to a person’s voicemail number.

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