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2/21/2015
10:06 AM

Smartphone SIM Cards Hacked By US, UK Spies

British and US intelligence agencies stole encryption keys in order to bypass smartphone security measures. To call this a disaster for mobile security would be a gross understatement.

(Image: Ryan McGuire via Pixabay)

(Image: Ryan McGuire via Pixabay)

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2/21/2015 | 12:54:20 PM
Not the only ones
This cannot be much of a surprise. And if the US and UK have broken in, you can be sure the Russian, Chinese and Israeli security agencies have done so as well. Anything electronic can be hacked. And with people carrying their lives around on their smartphones, they are open to snooping. If that bothers people, go low tech or no tech but hacking and spying will always be there.
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