Cellular Tower and Antennas

Flaw Lets Hackers Record Cellular Conversations Track Location

Over the weekend 60 Minutes raised a few eyebrows with a report claiming that it simply takes a cell phone number to hack most cell phones. In the report, 60 minutes gives a new iPhone to California Representative Ted Lieu, and then challenged a group of hackers to hack the device. They were immensely successful…

Popular Cable Modem Vulnerable to Remote Reboot Attack

Earlier this month, Security researcher David Longenecker announced that he’d discovered a flaw in the popular Arris Motorola SurfBoard SB6141. The flaw allows an attacker to use a cross-site request forgery flaw in the modem to cut users off from the Internet using a specially crafted link (Longenecker has crafted just such a test link…