Researchers: SIMJacker Flaw Permits Device Hijack With SMS

Badvery bad – news for SMS users, mobile device owners, manufacturers and carriers. h/t

“Dubbed “SimJacker,” the vulnerability resides in a particular piece of software, called the [email protected] Browser (a dynamic SIM toolkit), embedded on most SIM cards that is widely being used by mobile operators in at least 30 countries and can be exploited regardless of which handsets victims are using.” – via Mohit Kumar, writing at The Hacker News

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