CEL-8 · Mobile Threat Catalogue

Mobile Threat Catalogue

Jamming Base Station Radio Interface


Threat Category: Cellular Air Interface


Threat Description:

Threat Origin

LTE Architecture Overview and Security Analysis (Draft NISTIR 8071) 1

Exploit Examples

Not Applicable

CVE Examples

Not Applicable

Possible Countermeasures

Mobile Network Operator

Detect, locate, and deactivate the device causing interference with the base station radio interface.


  1. J. Cichonski, J.M. Franklin, and M. Bartock, LTE Architecture Overview and Security Analysis, Draft NISTIR 8071, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2016; http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/nistir-8071/nistir_8071_draft.pdf [Accessed 8/23/2016]