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[liberationtech] Any thoughts on the OPERATION CLEAVER reports?
michael at briarproject.org
Sun Dec 7 06:03:40 PST 2014
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On 07/12/14 01:18, coderman wrote:
> On 12/2/14, Nariman Gharib <nariman.gh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "OPERATION CLEAVER: A new global cyber power has emerged; one
>> that has already compromised some of the world’s most critical
>> infrastructure. The Operation Cleaver report sheds light on the
>> efforts of a coordinated and determined group working to
>> undermine the security of at least 50 companies across 15
>> industries in 16 countries. Our report unveils the tactics,
>> techniques and procedures used in what it still an ongoing
>> campaign. "
> reinforces what a number of individuals have been saying for years
> 1. smart phones are the least privacy capable computing devices,
> with inherent vulnerabilities in baseband and carrier
> configurations which cannot be mitigated by the user, no matter
> what they load / change on device.
> 2. encryption software on phones is good for thwarting passive
> surveillance (watching plain-text) but offers no protection against
> an active adversary in a privileged position.
Was this meant for another thread? The Operation Cleaver report
doesn't mention smartphones or baseband exploits.
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