LTE is a more advanced mobile network but not absolutely secure.
In this presentation, we will introduce a method which jointly exploits the vulnerabilities in tracking area update procedure, attach procedure, and RRC redirection procedure in LTE networks resulting in the ability to force a targeted LTE cellphone to downgrade into a malicious GSM network where an attacker can subsequently eavesdrop its voice calls and GPRS data.
Backdoors into encrypted communications may soon be mandatory in Russia.
A new bill in the Russian Duma, the country's lower legislative house, proposes to make cryptographic backdoors mandatory in all messaging apps in the country so the Federal Security Service—the successor to the KGB—can obtain special access to all communications within the country.
A new GAO report blasts the FBI over concerns for privacy and accuracy of its facial recognition systems and its huge database of photographs. The FBI facial recognition program has access to over 411 million photographs gathered from state driver's license databases as well as from passport and visa applications.
You may have left Myspace and its indie bands behind years ago, but Myspace hasn’t forgotten you. Or rather, it hasn’t forgotten your password, which is unfortunate, because it just revealed that a hacker stole username and password infomation from what could be more than 360 million accounts.