Itâs a surprising vulnerability that would allow an attacker to take over any number of popular voice-controlled devices.
Chinese hackers compromise Telecom servers with a new “MessageTap” #malware that spies on SMS messages sent/received by high-ranking individuals with specific phone numbers, IMSI or messages containing certain keywords.
— The Hacker News (@TheHackersNews) October 31, 2019
Who is reading your texts? Chinese gov-linked hackers are surveilling texts of specific users, and searching by keyword, as part of a new campaign meant to track individuals in a vast trove of telecommunications data per @FireEye. Story on @CyberScoopNews https://t.co/NGaYlOw9IB
— Shannon Vavra (@shanvav) October 31, 2019
SOURCE: Washington Post