The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
Scahill, Jeremy; Begley, Joshhttp://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/02/19/great-sim-heist/
Date Written: 2015-02-19
Publisher: The Intercept
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17521
American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.