Hackers accessed subscribers’ information and ported their mobile numbers in the Mint data breach after potentially compromising a subscriber management software or a user account.
Exclusion of Huawei from U.S. market is a distraction from addressing cyber threats in 5G networks where much greater number of connected devices could be subjected to attacks.
By providing hosted services to businesses, telcos will need to consider privilege access management to secure not only their own infrastructure, but also that of their clients.
SIM swap attack is on the rise which includes the recent Twitter hack on their CEO’s account. Attackers used social engineering to convince telco to switch target’s number to their own SIM cards.
Huawei has made “no material progress” on addressing Huawei cybersecurity flaws discovered a year ago. Recent HCSEC study shows Huawei cybersecurity practices are untrustworthy and present high risk to the UK for large 5G network build-outs.
Newly leaked internal document suggests that Facebook data sharing program with U.S. top mobile carriers may be highly extensive and intrusive.
The U.S. Senate has passed a unanimous resolution to pay rural telecom carriers $1 billion to 'rip and replace' ZTE and Huawei equipment from their networks.
Telcos have their sights set on mining the rich data they gather from customers in order to increase revenues gathered by selling that data to media buyers. However, it’s an approach that they need to consider carefully. Increased regulation and scrutiny by authorities means that they can no longer simply use (or sell) consumer data in any way they see fit.
New Verizon rewards program will give you coffee, music and rides in exchange for your behavioral data for targeted ads. What's the price for your privacy?