A new paper shows that two old encryption algorithms still used in mobile networks can be exploited to spy on phones' internet traffic.
All the mobile carriers have mitigated a major SMS security loophole that allowed a hacker to hijack text messages for just $16.
A gaping flaw in SMS lets hackers take over phone numbers in minutes by simply paying a company to reroute text messages.
Verizon’s new feature ‘Number Lock’ add an extra layer of security, but it’s not foolproof.
Read the service notice that explains why old text messages suddenly showed up on people’s phones this week.
Several people reported receiving old, random texts in the middle of the night.
My high school was paperless. Instead of banning cellphones, why don’t we work to create an engaging classroom environment?
A California city has recently banned 5G cellular towers over health risks. But many say the science is shaky and the threat overhyped.
Regulators told Canada big three cell phone companies to offer cheaper mobile data plans but few are impressed with the new offers.
Rogers, Bell, and Telus must submit “lower-cost data only” plans to consumers after a CRTC ruling, but it’s unclear what exactly will be offered.
Police have been using ISMI catchers for mass cellphone surveillance; civil liberties advocates call the practice "particularly invasive."
T-Mobile has called customers targeted by hackers who were trying to take control of their SIM cards, alerting them of the hack attempts, and suggesting ways to secure their accounts.