Gemalto pledges to probe claims of NSA, GCHQ SIM encryption breaches

February 2015
European Telecom;Feb2015, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
The article reports on the pledge of digital security firm Gemalto NV in investigating the claims of Edward Snowden, former contractor of the U.S. National Security Agency, over hacking of its SIM card encryption in the Netherlands. It mentions that Snowden's allegation involves the agency and its British counterpart Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ ). An overview of the response of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on the claims is presented.


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