[Owasp-delhi] Cellphone Encryption Code Is Divulged
suman.sourav at sellasynergy.com
Wed Dec 30 05:50:52 EST 2009
Algo developed several years ago finally broken, Nohl has given an advance New Year GIFT to GSM consortium :)
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Subject: [Owasp-delhi] Cellphone Encryption Code Is Divulged
A German computer engineer said Monday that he had deciphered and published the secret code used to encrypt most of the world's digital mobile phone calls, saying it was his attempt to expose weaknesses in the security of global wireless systems.
The action by the encryption expert, Karsten Nohl, aimed to question the effectiveness of the 21-year-old G.S.M. algorithm, a code developed in 1988 and still used to protect the privacy of 80 percent of mobile calls worldwide.
Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/29/technology/29hack.html?_r=3&pagewanted=1
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