Bank robbers exploited SS7 weaknesses to drain 2SV-protected accounts

A group of thieves exploited weaknesses in Signaling System 7 (SS7) to drain users’ bank accounts, including those protected by two-step verification (2SV).

David Bisson reports.

Huge privacy flaw uncovered in mobile phone networks

Researchers have uncovered serious security flaws that could allow private phone calls and text messages transmitted via cellular networks to be spied upon.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.