Author(s): Denis Foo Kune, John Koelndorfer, Nicholas Hopper and Yongdae Kim

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Date: 6 Feb 2012

Document Type: Briefing Papers

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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012


University of Minnesota researchers have discovered cellular networks leaking the locations of their subscribers. Using a cheap feature phone and an open-source project, attackers listen to unencrypted broadcast messages from the towers to determine victims in the vicinity. The researchers introduce cheap and easily deployable defenses for the core network.