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Flaws in 3G GSM standard enable device tracking

0. phoneArena posted on 11 Oct 2012, 00:45

Vulnerabilities have been exposed in the GSM standard in the past, but those vulnerabilities usually required a bit of skill and know-how to exploit...

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posted on 11 Oct 2012, 01:08

1. Ragnarockd (Posts: 47; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)

IMSI paging attack....Was something similar to this used in dark knight movie to locate jokers hideout??

posted on 11 Oct 2012, 04:53

2. SonyXperiaNexus (Posts: 374; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)

nope. it was sonar, just like a bat or submarine. they wer high frequency sound waves that bounce back off solid objects and a sensor recieves them again interprets distance and shape of the object from the bounced off waves.

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