T-Mobile Austria patched security hole in voicemail

Monday 14 November 2016 | 17:27 CET | News
T-Mobile Austria has closed a security hole that could have theoretically allowed hackers to get access to user mailboxes by caller ID spoofing, reports Der Standard. A security researcher from the state of Lower Austria described how the method could be used to get access to Netflix accounts providing a password and without the user's activity.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: T-Mobile Austria
Countries: Austria
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