IMP4GT: IMPersonation Attacks in 4G NeTworks

The researchers who disclosed the aLTEr attack last year (David Rupprecht, Thorsten Holz, and Christina Pöpper), have found new ways to exploit the lack of integrity protection on the 4G/5G user plane in a new attack called Imp4Gt.

Continue reading “IMP4GT: IMPersonation Attacks in 4G NeTworks”

Vulnerabilities in 5G protocol may allows to track users and make fake emergency alerts

Security researchers at Purdue University and the University of Iowa have found new vulnerabilities that can be used to track a victim’s real-time location, spoof emergency alerts or silently disconnect a phone from the 5G network.

Continue reading “Vulnerabilities in 5G protocol may allows to track users and make fake emergency alerts”

My Weekly RoundUp #78

Interesting things in the last week! A stupid Facetime bug causes some privacy problems, Facebook facing a controversy with an iOS app and…apparently someone already knows Game Of Thrones finale!

Continue reading “My Weekly RoundUp #78”

5G Network Slicing and Network Neutrality: my point of view

Let there be no mistake about this: from a technical point of view, 5G Network Slicing is totally awesome!

However, some aspects seems to disagree with Network Neutrality principles.

Continue reading “5G Network Slicing and Network Neutrality: my point of view”