Well, that’s not good. Recent conferences have provided details on how to compromise USB modems and attack SIM cards via SMS over 4G networks, giving the attackers full access to the devices, including access to subscriber accounts. Ouch. The vast majority of devices and firmware tested were vulnerable.
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.