Wednesday, March 07, 2018

LTE Security Flaws

"LTE security flaws could be used for spying, spreading chaos":
[T]he collection of exploits could be used to track device owners, eavesdrop on texts and other sensitive data, and even pose as them on cellular networks and spoof location and other data. An attacker could even spoof warning messages like those used by government agencies and weather services -- such as the false missile warning sent out by a Hawaii government employee.