Over the weekend, a 60 Minutes segment covered how a researcher could hack a congressman’s phone just by knowing its number. Sound familiar? It should, because I covered almost the same story last year. Nonetheless, watch today’s video to learn more about the latest research into a weakness in a phone protocol called SS7.
(Episode Runtime: 3:03)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bkjoSi6pyw
- 60 Minutes does a piece on mobile phone hacking – 60 Minutes
- My Security Byte last August covering a similar story – WatchGuard Blog
- Congressman’s phone hacked via SS7 – The Register