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New prison law will let UK mobile networks deploy IMSI catchers

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Re: Encryption aware phone?

Once upon a time ages ago I had an ancient Ericsson T-whatever which was built like a brick. I guess (hope) it was a misconfigured base station, it displayed an exclamation mark next to the operator name. I had to look it up in the user manual to find out what it meant afterwards.

Android doesn't show anything useful, I guess it's too busy showing useless notifications instead.

If you restrict your phone to 3G or above you won't get caught as it relies on a 2G exploit (possibly).

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