US congresscritter’s iPhone hacked (with er the cell networks’ help)

Panic over SS7 flaw resurfaces on 60 Minutes telly news probe

America’s flagship news program 60 Minutes has demonstrated how to “hack” a US congressman’s smartphone. One little thing to bear in mind about this incredible scoop: the vulnerability has been in circulation since 2014 … and it requires high-level access to global phone networks.…

from The Register – Security http://ift.tt/23Unvus

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