Tags 4G

4G is vulnerable to same types of attacks as 3G, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

As with the flaw-ridden protocol underlying 3G, the 4G protocol is susceptible to attacks that disclose mobile users’ information or impose a denial or service, according to new research.

Researchers uncover 4G LTE exploits that can be used to spy, spoof and cause panic

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Exploits include the ability to spoof or track a victim device’s location, intercept phone calls and messages and even inject fake emergency alerts.

4G LTE protocols used by smartphones can be hacked, researchers found

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The Diameter protocol, which replaces the older SS7, can disrupt services to both specific users and nodes that provide access for entire regions.

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