4G Gone Wild

via Zack Whittaker, writing at the Zero Day blog at ZDNet, tells the story of recently discovered 4G LTE attacks, and the academicians studying the specifics of these pernicious exploits (the group’s recently published paper is currently available). Today’s MustRead. H/T

Ten attacks detailed in a new paper by researchers at Purdue University and the University of Iowa expose weaknesses in three critical protocol operations of the cellular network, such as securely attaching a device to the network and maintaining a connection to receive calls and messages. – Zack Whittaker, writing at the Zero Day blog at ZDNet

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4392401-4G-LTE-attacks-paper.html