Uh oh -- Security flaw found in feds' digital radios

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Expensive high-tech digital radios used by the FBI, Secret Service, and Homeland Security are designed so poorly that they can be jammed by a $30 children's toy, CNET has learned.

A GirlTech IMME, Mattel's pink instant-messaging device with a miniature keyboard that's marketed to pre-teen girls, can be used to disrupt sensitive radio communications used by every major federal law enforcement agency, a team of security researchers from the University of Pennsylvania is planning to announce tomorrow.

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20090434-281/security-flaw-found-in-feds-digital-radios/

http://uk.girltech.com/electronics-imMe.aspx
 

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