How much protection does an add-on GSM modem give me vs. built into phone ?
peter at stuge.se
Wed Oct 3 22:32:48 UTC 2012
John Case wrote:
> the real trick I am interested is isolating (or at least
> controlling) the interaction between the baseband processor and the
> application processor. Using a computer with a USB dongle gives me that
> control ... would I have that same level of control if we had free software
> running on the baseband processor, or is there still additional bleeding
> possible simpy by virtue of being built into the computer ?
In a smartphone it's almost not possible to distinguish the
"computer" from the "GSM modem" anymore, because of how the
hardware is constructed, so yes.
> what is the industry term for "making changes to application processor
> side of customers handset?"
Maybe you're looking for FOTA - Firmware Over The Air?
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