Researchers unearth malware that siphoned SMS texts out of telco’s network

Nation-sponsored hackers have a new tool to drain telecom providers of huge amounts of SMS messages at scale, researchers said.
Dubbed “Messagetap” by researchers from the Mandiant division of security firm FireEye, the recently discovered malware infects Linux servers that route SMS messages…

Link: Researchers unearth malware that siphoned SMS texts out of telco’s network
via arstechnica.com

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