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Prisoners' 'innovative' anti-IMSI catcher defence was ... er, tinfoil

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Interesting.

I did wonder why old phones always show up on Ebay and attract high prices.

In other news, seems that a certain 3G dongle which is now basically useless is *also* being utilized as a "klunge phone" (tm) by simple reprogramming of its embedded Flash chip and a convenient USB power source with the added benefit that IMEI can be "cycled" periodically using a lookup table harvested from similar dead phones known not to be in use.

I found a hidden serial port in all of mine and it does indeed have the full command set.

The "hack" is well documented on the dark web.

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