Phones and Apps : DefCon fun: Hacker Spoofs Cell Phone Tower to Intercept Calls

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    Full Article: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/07/intercepting-cell-phone-calls/

    Hacker Spoofs Cell Phone Tower to Intercept Calls

    LAS VEGAS — A security researcher created a cell phone base station that tricks cell phones into routing their outbound calls through his device, allowing someone to intercept even encrypted calls in the clear. The device tricks the phones into...
    wired.com
     
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