Device Hacked to Spy on Mobile Phone Users

An article and video from Reuters explains how two security experts hacked a commercially available signal-boosting device and used it to eavesdrop on text messages, photos, and phone calls made by an Android phone and iPhone.

From the article:

"CTIA, a wireless industry group based in Washington, in February released a report that identified femtocells as a potential point of attack.

"John Marinho, CTIA's vice president for cyber security and Technology, said that the group is more concerned about other potential cyber threats, such as malicious apps. He is not aware of any case where attacks were launched via femtocells."

Read the entire article here.

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Forensic Podiatry (Part Two of Two)

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