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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

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

Researchers uncover new MuddyWater targeting of government, telecom entities

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Undeterred by the reported dumping of its data online, an Iran-linked hacking group has been using malicious documents and files to impersonate government entities.

White House executive order sets path for ban on Huawei

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday intended to prevent U.S. companies from conducting business with the Chinese-based tech giant.

In issuing 5G recommendations, E.U. spurns U.S. hardline on Huawei

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Compared to the U.S. hardline on Huawei, the E.U. is taking a middle-of-the-road approach to 5G security.

Astronomical costs, geopolitical headaches: Telecom fraud is too big to ignore, report says

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The illicit activities cost companies and consumers about $33 billion per year, according to Europol and Trend Micro.

Think of satellites as big, vulnerable IoT devices, researcher says

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Bill Malik of Trend Micro is calling on manufacturers to think of satellites in similar terms as any other connected device. The risks, though, involve objects moving at 16,000 to 18,000 miles an hour.

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