• How do SIM Cards work? – SIMtrace
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    How do SIM Cards work? – SIMtrace

    Have you ever looked at the chip of a credit card and a mobile phone sim card and thought, wait… they look quite similar? And would you like to know what makes these two old phones, a nokia and motorola, so special, even in 2018? In this series I want to talk about mobile networks and mobile network security. And by that I don’t mean android or iOS apps. I mean the networks. SIM Cards, Baseband and Basestations. Most of us know how the internet works. It’s so easy to setup a lab and use wireshark to look at the traffic. But we basically don’t really learn about how mobile…