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Researchers steal bitcoin by exploiting SS7 vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The new research follows years of warnings and a significant hack against German banks last year.

Wyden demands answers from telecom giants, NSA over SS7 vulnerabilities

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is demanding to know how America's largest telecommunications companies plan to stop hackers from exploiting vulnerabilities in an outdated mobile-data transfer framework that remains fundamental to how cellphones function.

It finally happened: Criminals exploit SS7 vulnerabilities, prompting concerns about 2FA

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Cybersecurity researchers warned us that it would happen. Earlier this year, hackers were able to remotely pilfer German bank accounts by taking advantage of vulnerabilities evident in an important yet outdated communications protocol known as Signaling System 7, or SS7.

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