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Preventing eavesdroppers on cellular calls

I use a Kyocera 2119b on Virgin Mobile via Sprint. I am convinced that my calls are being compromised (eavesdropped). I would really appreciate any suggestions or recommendations you might have including different cell devices or carrier to prevent this.

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Based on my response to another cellular security question, this is entirely possible. Without having the proper high-end test equipment or getting your cellular provider involved (good luck), it's probably a losing battle to try and figure this out. I would suggest at least getting a new phone number, if not changing providers or technologies (GSM to CDMA, or vice versa) altogether.

This was first published in February 2004

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