Federal agencies urged FCC to consider China Telecom a national security threat, pointing to concerns that the company is vulnerable to exploitation, influence, and control by the Chinese government.
Privacy is a key concern for mobile carriers when combining telco data with AI to create higher value intelligence entities while enforcing anonymized and filtered data.
Four of the largest U.S. wireless carriers, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, face a potential collective fine of $200 million for failing to secure location data sold to third parties.
New report shows Chinese hackers engaging in cyber espionage by stealing SMS messages and phone records to track and monitor top diplomats and foreign leaders.
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.
Sprint claims recent data breach will not cause risk to fraud or identify theft but the compromised customer information could lead to SIM swap attacks and allow attackers to take over victim’s accounts.
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.
Cybereason recently exposed a multi-year cyber espionage operation carried out by Chinese hackers where they follow their targets moving from country to country by hopping from one breached network to another.
IoT market pushed by 5G connection is expected to grow fast and occupy $6.285 billion by 2025, the next shift will be to move users towards edge computing with devices getting stronger and cheaper to produce.