Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Oops! Another "accidental" truck-sized hole in internet security

Security researchers have demonstrated a flaw in femtocells that allows them to be used for eavesdropping on cellphone, email, and internet traffic. The hack was demonstrated on Verizon hardware, and the telco giant has issued an update to patch the vulnerability, but up to 30 other network carriers use systems with software that can be hacked in the same way.
from Femtocell flaw leaves Verizon subscribers' Wi-Fi and mobile wide open

OK, now it's fixed! You can trust us, because we're the best liars.