Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Could Software Defined Radio Allow New Attacks?

judgecorp (778838) writes | more than 2 years ago

Security 0

judgecorp writes "Software defined radio (SDR) is creating new routes for malicious activity according to security consultants. SDR is coming into use to enable devices to skip easily between different radio technologies such as LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi and WiMax, but the other side of the coin is it could also make it easy for attackers to hit criticial infrastructure such as a the emergency services, which currently relies on obscurity to keep its signals safe. The same argument (what if the bad guys use it for harm?) could be applied to most new technology, but it's a timely warning."
Link to Original Source

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?