SIM Cards VulnerableIf you thought a simple phone is not vulnerable, you got it wrong. Today a report from The New York times explains how a German mobile security expert found in the technology that is used to encrypt SIM cards.

Some SIM cards use DES(Data Encryption Standard) encryption, which is an old standard(from 1970) that is might stell be used by almost 3 billion cellphones worldwide. After two years and 1000 sim cards Karsten Nohl, the founder of Security Research Labs find the security flaw on 25 percent of the sim cards that used the DES encryption.

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