Your phone number is all a hacker needs to read texts, listen to calls and track you

Weaknesses within mobile phone network interconnection system allows criminals or governments to remotely snoop on anyone with a phone

Hackers have again demonstrated that no matter how many security precautions someone takes, all a hacker needs to track their location and snoop on their phone calls and texts is their phone number.

The hack, first demonstrated by German security researcher Karsten Nohl in 2014 at a hacker convention in Hamburg, has been shown to still be active by Nohl over a year later for CBS’s 60 Minutes.

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Tue, 2016-04-19 (All day)

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