White hats do an NSA, figure out LIVE PHONE TRACKING via protocol vuln

    Date26 Dec 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Security vulnerabilities in the SS7 phone-call routing protocol that allow mobile call and text message tracking will be revealed this weekend. Details of SS7 vulnerabilities are due to be revealed to the public for the first time at the Chaos Communication Congress hacker conference in Hamburg on 27 December (schedule here). The talk, entitled SS7: Locate. Track. Manipulate, by Tobias Engel, promises to be absolutely fascinating.
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