New 4G LTE Network Attacks Let Hackers Spy, Track, Spoof and Spam

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Security researchers have discovered a set of severe vulnerabilities in 4G LTE protocol that could be exploited to spy on user phone calls and text messages, send fake emergency alerts, spoof location of the device and even knock devices entirely offline.

A new research paper [PDF] recently published by researchers at Purdue University and the University of Iowa details 10 new cyber attacks

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