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Code that encrypts world's GSM mobile phone calls is cracked
A German computer engineer said Monday that he had cracked the secret code used to encrypt most of the world
Nohl revealed his success at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, Germany. He said that 24 people worked independently to reproduce the code book, or binary code log, for the algorithm, which contains the equivalent of about two terabytes of data.
He announced his intentions to crack the GSM algorithm at a conference in August.
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