Thieves drain 2fa-protected bank accounts by abusing SS7 routing protocol

The same weakness could be used to eavesdrop on calls and track users’ locations.

A known security hole in the networking protocol used by cellphone providers around the world played a key role in a recent string of attacks that drained bank customer accounts, according to a report published Wednesday.

The post Thieves drain 2fa-protected bank accounts by abusing SS7 routing protocol appeared first on Information Security Newspaper.

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