GSM Security-How much secure?

GSM Security-How much secure?

How secure is GSM, is mobile traffic really secure ?

GSM security is flawed, the A5 (both A5/1 and A5/2) algorithm used in GSM has been broken, and there is a way to clone SIMs as well. The new A5/3 version of the encryption is somewhat more secure, but still breakable… In other words, GMS is protected agains casual eavesdroping, and that’s as far as it goes.

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