Thursday, January 9, 2014

NSA Can Easily Break Cellphone Encryption

NSA Can 'Easily' Break Cellphone Encryption, Report Says: The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has the technical capacity to crack the most commonly-used cellphone encryption technology, and in doing so it can decode and access the content of calls and text messages, according to a Washington Post report . . . Citing a top-secret document leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, the report states that the agency can easily break a technology called A5/1, the world's most common stream cipher used to encrypt cellular data as it transmits to cell towers....

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