Moore’s Law leaves mobile networks ripe for attack

By | March 3, 2012

Source: The Register

by  Iain Thomson

In this article “The GSM mobile standard is wide open for attack, experts have warned, thanks in part to the increasing amount of computing power available to hackers.

“Voice interception capability really depends on how much processing power you have,” said Aaron Turner, cofounder of security specialists N4struct, speaking at the RSA 2012 conference in San Francisco. “But that’s just a function of Moore’s Law – the faster computers get, the more data they can handle.”

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