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SS7 Hack Explained: What Can You Do About It?

Authors: Gibbs, Samuel

Published: April 2016

URL: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/apr/19/ss7-hack-explained-mobile-phone-vulnerability-snooping-texts-calls

Tags: 2020s Data and Computer Security Hacking Mobile SS7 Surveillance Telecoms World News

Abstract: A vulnerability means hackers can read texts, listen to calls and track mobile phone users. What are the implications and how can you protect yourself from snooping?