Researchers find chinks in the armour of satellite phone calls

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Is the encryption used to secure satellite phone communications from eavesdropping secure or isn’t it?

Until 2012, the answer would have been a reasonably confident “yes”, but two theoretical papers, a German study of that year (added to in 2013), and a Chinese follow up published last week have injected growing doubt.

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