Skip to main content
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
>CDMA is intrisically "safe", Encrypted signal.

Perhaps, but I know that security experts and business leaders still do not trust it. I personally have been in a meeting when security in business issues was the topic, and we were advised that you never discuss sensitive business over a cell phone (M&A, contracts, financials, etc). Only non-sensitive material.

The point being, to tap a landline, one must obtain two things - a court order, and access to a specific set of wire pairs (assumption is you already have the tools and equipment).

To tap into wireless traffic, all one needs is the appropriate receiving equipment and the knowledge necessary to scan, filter, and decode - no physical intervention required.

It is too easy for anyone to scan to airwaves unseen by others in the privacy of their home, office, or vehicle - where they can take all the time they need to crack the streams of received traffic.

Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.