messed up the url

Justin Mason jm@jmason.org
Sun, 23 Mar 2003 14:03:25 -0800


Eugen Leitl said:
> On Sun, 23 Mar 2003, Justin Mason wrote:
> 
> > Are those GSM phones?
> 
> There are realtime cypher-breakers for GSM now, but if you 0wn
> the base stations you can just switch off encryption, and your mobile 
> won't raise a ruckus.

That's a time-honoured crypto bad-UI exploit ;)

The bit I was wondering about, though, was triangulation of position "using
satellites".  Is that possible with GSM?

--j.