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GSM encryption has been hacked

A researcher called Karsten Nohl and his team claims that they have been able to break the 20 years old encryption code used in GSM(Global System for Mobile communications) networks.

The crack allows anymore with an investment as little as USD30k and some open source tools to listen to people’s conversation on the GSM network.

Read the story here.

The team has published the crack online over here.

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