SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Forbes: Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.

Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally found encryption and software flaws that could affect millions of SIM cards, and open up another route on mobile phones for surveillance and fraud.

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In2iti0n2936d ago

I'm surprised this hasn't been done earlier. Good job, nonetheless.

kingPoS2928d ago

I guess this is what happens when a format comes to it's end. Time for a new and better one just like the jump from IPv4.