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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] SDR Forum Report on Security

From: Ian Wraith
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] SDR Forum Report on Security
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 08:55:21 +0100


>Page 30 and 31 (PDF 37 and 38) discuss GSM security, without bothering
>to mention that they kept their snake oil algorithm secret for years
>so that consumers would not find out how insecure it was.  It bleats
>that the "Security Group has realized two important initiatives over
>the past 12 months": introducing AS/3 to replace the faulty algorithms,
>and a protocol for "authenticated key agreement", AKA.  Until I hear
>differently, I'll assume that these are both more proprietary snake oil.

 A5/3 will be the first "open" GSM (& 3G) encryption alogorithm. 
Have a look at ..




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