Thursday, 27 July 2017

SIM card vulnerability leaves millions at risk

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 22 July 13

German researcher claims to have developed hack that could pave the way for fraudulent mobile calls, texts, payments.

German researchers claim to have uncovered a SIM card vulnerability that could leave hundreds of millions of mobile users exposed to fraud. Berlin-based Security Research Labs (SRL) revealed on its Website that many SIM cards rely on outdated DES (data encryption standard) keys that can be retrieved and deciphered using fairly simple techniques…

German researchers claim to have uncovered a SIM card vulnerability that could leave hundreds of millions of mobile users exposed to fraud. Berlin-based Security Research Labs (SRL) revealed on its Website that many SIM cards rely on outdated DES (data encryption standard) keys that can be retrieved and deciphered using fairly simple techniques…

Please login or register to view this content

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry