[Gsmmap] Is it able to measure the distance between IMSI catcher and Android phone?

Karsten Nohl nohl at srlabs.de
Wed Jul 20 15:42:19 CEST 2016


Dear Roger,

Currently there is no such indication. The signal quality, which is available from the baseband data SnoopSnitch is analyzing, may act as a heuristic for distance; but only if you already know the send parameters (power, antenna, …) of the IMSI catcher.

Cheers,

     -Karsten

> On Jul 20, 2016, at 10:54, Roger Yan <rogerofyan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I found that SnoopSnitch is able to detect fake base station(IMSI Catcher) . 
> I want to know is it able to know how far is the IMSI Catcher from me(the testing phone).  Is that possible to implement?
> 
>  Any advice is welcome, Thanks!
> 
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> Roger Yan
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