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Deutsche Telekom works to prevent spying via SS7 breach

Friday 19 December 2014 | 12:56 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom said it is bolstering its security measures, following reports of mobile communications security gaps that could affect users worldwide. The operator said it aims to prevent any breaches before they happen. The reported problem with the Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol. Network operators globally are potentially affected, it said. The scenario requires a high level of expertise and criminal enterprise, and involves targeting spying on inidividuals. The industry has to work together to develop a last resolution, Deutsche Telekom said.

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: World
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