In the beginning was the command line..


GSM cracking project gears up

, posted: 10-May-2007 01:14

The first weaknesses in the GSM A5 encryption were discovered in 1998, it was in theory broken back then. But GSM's adoption has still flourished. Stemming from a project to build a cheap GSM transceiver & basestation, hackers may soon have the tools (ie SDR dev kits are now affordable) and computer power to create cheap listening devices. Scary? Naw, sounds cool to me.

Blatant link dropping:
GSM Scanner Project
GSM A5 Cracking Project


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Comment by paradoxsm, on 10-May-2007 17:39

I have been watching this pretty closely, I used to have some very nicely useful GSM tools. However GSM is getting a bit "old" now, Hopefully there comes some useful stuff before long!


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