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'Greenbug' hacking group hits three telecom firms in Pakistan

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Telecom firms offer spies a treasure trove of targets, and hackers tied to Tehran have been busy.

Federal agencies recommend U.S. bar China Telecom over cybersecurity concerns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

It's the latest U.S. government effort to turn the screws on Chinese telecommunications firms over national security concerns.

Chinese hackers hit Citrix, Cisco vulnerabilities in sweeping campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

APT 41 is known for its gaming, telecommunications, healthcare, and education targets — but this blows its past campaigns out of the water.

New TrickBot tool targets telecommunications in U.S., Hong Kong

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Researchers tell CyberScoop that the module is being used for espionage: "It's not random."

Pakistani man allegedly paid AT&T employees big bucks to jailbreak millions of iPhones

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

The scheme unlocked 2 million iPhones for use outside AT&T's network, federal prosecutors say. At least one employee allegedly received more than $400,000 for participating.

Chinese spies have been sucking up call records at multinational telecoms, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

The hacking campaign has breached about 10 cellular providers in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, according to Cybereason.

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