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Has VZW updated the security on the SIM cards?
Fraggboy
Member

I came across this post on Symantec's Blog regarding *most* SIM cards today use the weaker 56-bit DES private key.  It can be cracked within a few minutes using rainbow tables.

It says to check with your provider asking if they filter OTA messages on their network, and/or using stronger encryption.  Both of my phones use SIM cards.

Source: http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/hijacking-sim-cards-through-over-air-updates

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Re: Has VZW updated the security on the SIM cards?
Ann154
Expert
Expert

http://m.androidcentral.com/new-sim-card-exploit-probably-doesn-t-concern-you

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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