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Sunday, 27 November 2011

LTE brings new security concerns for telcos.

link - LTE brings new security concerns for telcos.

As long-term evolution (LTE) networks, such as Telstra's new 4G network, bring about super fast mobile broadband to consumers across the globe, they could also potentially open up smartphones, tablets and other devices to hacks that previously only concerned PC users, according to network vendor Alcatel-Lucent.

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Insecure 2G needs global fix

link - Insecure 2G needs global fix: AusCERT

AusCert senior security analyst Marco Ostini has called for drastic international action to fix security holes in the 2G cellular network that currently leave everyone vulnerable to attack, even though telcos are moving to 4G networks and beyond.