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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months 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.

DHS: 'Nefarious actors' could be exploiting SS7 flaw

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security has received reports that “nefarious actors” may be exploiting cellular communication vulnerabilities to spy on Americans, according to Chris Krebs, a senior DHS official.

Sen. Wyden blocks Krebs nomination over Stingray demands

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The Democratic senator wants more from DHS on Stingray use in the United States before he pushes to have Krebs confirmed.

Senator questions DHS about surveillance technology used in U.S. by foreign spies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

A Senator is asking for the agency to provide information about foreign surveillance on U.S. soil.

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