Automated large-scale detection of rogue base stations: A field report

A field report from the front lines of mobile security, this talk summarizes over three years of real-world operational experience with a commercially available system for the distributed, automated, large-scale detection of rogue base stations. The talk highlights effective techniques for automated detection, localization, alarming and neutralization of active attacks on mobile communications emanating from rogue base stations, as well as insights into the types of attacks observed, and pitfalls and regional and national peculiarities to watch out for.

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