Well, shit. That's a lot of work replacing things in the field. :(
A Russian research team has found vulnerabilities in millions of the world's SIM cards, and separate flaws in common 4G modem platforms. Together, the bugs could allow attackers to send crafted SMS text messages to gain access to critical systems and install malware on connected computers. In one dramatic and hypothetical …
Wednesday 19th November 2014 17:25 GMT phil dude
Thursday 20th November 2014 13:28 GMT oneeye
thats just great!
Makes ya want to pull your hair out,don't it? The seemingly endless amount of vulnerabilities in all systems does not inspire much confidence in the engineer's of all these systems. They must be focused on operability and have no concerns for safty at all,or it's a rush to produce,and worry later.
Thursday 20th November 2014 14:51 GMT John Smith 19
As usual the question is how many of those 4 line up anywhere?
And of course how many providers let a raw digital data stream onto their SIM cards?
I have no idea.
And choosing a train derailment. That's more like an intelligence or terrorist thing (kill 200 to hide a murder).
This is good work. I think it's clear some organisations would like to pretend this does not exist, which is reckless stupidity.