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German regulator cracks down on router hacking

Friday 1 June 2018 | 14:59 CET | News
Germany's national telecoms regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), has issued a ban preventing customers from billed and charged for fees incurred as a result of a recent case of router hacking case in which hackers bypassed safeguards for end-customer routers and generated artificial, for-pay telephone connections in a matter of seconds. Over 300,000 connection minutes to over 600 foreign numbers were made at the expense of three customers in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, with damages resulting up to EUR 250,000 from the calls, while network operators also incurred "significant"

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Categories: Internet
Companies: German Federal Network Agency
Countries: Germany
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can you please translate into english. i think there are some words missing.
peitr hitzig @ 2/6/2018 - 16:02


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