Freedom Mobile Leaks Customer Database Online

Freedom Mobile Leaks Customer Database Online

Just a few weeks after announcing it intends to expand by deploying carrier plans for 5G networks, Canadian telecom company Freedom Mobile has fallen victim to a data breach, leaking 5 million ...
Robocalling, A Litany Of Telecom and Government Incompetence

Robocalling, A Litany Of Telecom and Government Incompetence

Lily Hay Newman, writing at Wired, brings us the bad-news of robo-calling mitigation efforts in the United States (also published on Wired's sister site - Ars Technica - both Conde Nast properties) ...
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FCC Fails To Mandate Signaling System 7 Remediation Effort: Nothing To See Here, Move Along

Andrea Peterson, writing for Ars Technica and the Project on Government Oversight, tells the tale of FCC malfeasance coming to the fore - in not mandating requisite technical remediation of SS7 shortcomings ...
Great Seal of the State of Texas House of Representatives

Cough Up The Bandwidth

Great Seal of the State of Texas House of Representatives via Kieren McCarthy, writing at El Reg, reports of a contemplated bill (H.B. 1426) before the State of Texas' House of Representatives ...
Canadian Telecom Firm Wants Permission to Collect, Monetize Customer Data, Online Activity

Canadian Telecom Firm Wants Permission to Collect, Monetize Customer Data, Online Activity

The largest telecom company in Canada wants to monetize its customers’ personal data, but not without getting their consent first, as required by Canadian privacy law, writes the CBC. Will users give ...
Two friends jailed for TalkTalk hack plot

Two friends jailed for TalkTalk hack plot

Two friends have been jailed over their role in the 2015 hack of British telecoms firm TalkTalk. Connor Allsopp, 21, and 23-year-old Matthew Hanley, both of Tamworth, Staffordshire, were jailed yesterday at ...

The FCC seeks to aggressively stem fraudulent robocalls with STIR and SHAKEN

| | security, Telecom
If your recent experience is anything like mine, your phone has been pummeled by robocalls. For whatever reason, throughout the past year, I’ve been inundated with calls from across the U.S. regarding ...
Week 35 Cyberattack Digest 2018 – The Bank of Spain, T-Mobile, SingHealth and others

Week 35 Cyberattack Digest 2018 – The Bank of Spain, T-Mobile, SingHealth and others

Learn about the latest cyber incidents news in our weekly cyber attack digest. Bank of Spain in the next bank victim by Reuters – 27 August 2018 As we always say, banks ...
Week 32 Cyberattack Digest 2018 – Blue Springs Family Care, UnityPoint Health, Comcast Xfinity and others

Week 32 Cyberattack Digest 2018 – Blue Springs Family Care, UnityPoint Health, Comcast Xfinity and others

Today, we are coming up with a new compilation of the recent security incidents all brought together in our cyber attack week digest. While last week’s edition was dedicated to the attacks ...
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