[LINK] Hacker Access to Mobile-Device Location

Paul Brooks pbrooks at layer10.com.au
Fri Feb 17 15:44:53 AEDT 2012

On 17/02/2012 2:57 PM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 22:37, Roger Clarke <Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au> wrote:
>> Cellular networks leak the locations of cell phone users, allowing a
>> third party to easily track the location of the cell phone user
>> without the user's knowledge, according to new research by computer
>> scientists in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and
>> Engineering.
> What is needed to completely destroy the mobile providers is actually
> for someone to come up with a USB-plugged radio for under $250 that
> can fake a cell tower. Think Man-in-the-middle attack... that
> intercepts all traffic and then forwards data to a real cell tower.
> That's when the fun would begin.

A little more than $250, but not too much more


enjoy all four parts.


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