Introduction: SMART INSTALL IMSI-catcher AND SNIFFING GSM TRAFFIC ON WINDOWS WORKSTATION AND VMWARE WITH HACKRF AND RTL_SDR

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continue to contribution test code sniff gsm traffic with IMSI-catcher quick and easy installation.

My Link:

http://giammaiot.blogspot.it/2017/09/v-behaviorurl...

Tools used:

  • VMware Workstation Player
  • GNU Radio Live SDR Environment
  • simple_IMSI-catcher.py
  • gr-gsm_livemon

Install Requirements:

Windows system machine with 4gb of ram and dual core processor, hackrf or rtl sdr device.

Step 1: Installation

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Installation

  • Download GNU Radio Live SDR Environment 3.7.11
  • Download VMware Workstation Player
  • Install VMware Workstation Player
  • Start VMware Workstation Player
  • Create a new virtual machine , installer disc image file (iso) with GNU Radio Live SDR Environment image
  • Open virtual machine
  • Download ZIP file to github of Oros42/IMSI-catcher
  • UnZip Oros42/IMSI-catcher on desktop

Install and update code with this command:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ptrkrysik/gr-gsm

sudo apt update

sudo apt install gr-gsm

Step 2: Find Frequencies

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Find frequencies

Metod 1:

Run in a terminal:

grgsm_scanner

otherwise for HackRF

Metod 2:

You can either use the grgsm_scanner program from gr-gsm mentioned above, or fetch the kalibrate-hackrf tool like this:

sudo apt-get install automake autoconf libhackrf-dev

git clone https://github.com/scateu/kalibrate-hackrf

cd kalibrate-hackrf/

./bootstrap

./configure

make

sudo make install

Run

kal -s GSM900

kal: Scanning for GSM-900 base stations.

GSM-900:

chan: 14 (937.8MHz + 10.449kHz) power: 3327428.82

chan: 15 (938.0MHz + 4.662kHz) power: 3190712.41

Step 3: Running

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Running:

Open 2 terminals:

In terminal 1 entern in the desktop directory to save UnZip Oros42/IMSI-catcher and insert:

sudo python simple_IMSI-catcher.py --sniff

You can add -h to display options.

In terminal 2 insert (example):

gr-gsm-livemon –f 939.9M

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