• Mar 4, 2018
  • Caleb Chen
  • Networking, News, Security,

Researchers detail new 4G LTE vulnerabilities allowing spoofing, tracking, and spamming

4G LTE isn’t nearly as secure or private as you think it is. Mobile privacy and security are both at risk. Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Iowa have released a new research paper detailing ten attacks on 4G LTE networks. Some attacks allow fake emergency alerts to be sent to a phone, … Continue reading “Researchers detail new 4G LTE vulnerabilities allowing spoofing, tracking, and spamming”

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  • Oct 24, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Networking, News, Privacy, Security,

Active 4G LTE vulnerability allows hackers to eavesdrop on conversations, read texts, and track your smartphone location

Zhang Wanqiao, a Chinese researcher from Qihoo 360 has demonstrated¬†an active 4G LTE vulnerability that allows any dedicated attacker to intercept your calls and texts as well as track your location. The hack was demo’d yesterday at the Ruxcon security conference in Melbourne, Australia. This 4G¬†vulnerability is currently exploitable on any LTE network and is … Continue reading “Active 4G LTE vulnerability allows hackers to eavesdrop on conversations, read texts, and track your smartphone location”

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