Next Generation Wireless Systems Evolution Study

Award #: N/A
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Sponsoring Organization: Raytheon
Grant Period: 2006
Primary Investigator(s): Thomas La Porta (PI), Patrick McDaniel (Co-PI) and Aylin Yener (Co-PI)

Abstract

In this work we examined security of 3G wireless networks including voice systems, data systems (based on GPRS), and advanced services to be offered in the IP domain. Based on these results, we expect to formally characterize potential attacks and develop defenses.

Related Research Projects

Telecommunications Security

Related Publications

William Enck, Patrick Traynor, Patrick McDaniel and Thomas La Porta, Exploiting Open Functionality in SMS-Capable Cellular Networks, Proceedings of 12th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Alexandria, VA, November 2005. [Full Paper: pdf]

Patrick Traynor, William Enck, Patrick McDaniel and Thomas La Porta, Mitigating Attacks on Open Functionality in SMS-Capable Cellular Networks, Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), September 2006. [Full Paper: pdf]

Patrick Traynor, Patrick McDaniel and Thomas La Porta, On Attack Causality in Internet-Connected Cellular Networks, Proceedings of the 16th USENIX Security Symposium (SECURITY), August 2007.