Hackers are stealing years of call records from hacked cell networks
Security researchers say they have uncovered a massive espionage campaign involving the theft of call records from hacked cell network providers to conduct targeted surveillance on individuals of interest.
The hackers have systematically broken in to more than 10 cell networks around the world to date over the past seven years to obtain massive amounts of call records - including times and dates of calls, and their cell-based locations - on at least 20 individuals.
...***** Moderator's Note *****
This story reeks of hype: the corporate name of the organization which claims to have discovered this exploit is mentioned several times. I'm publishing it because this is an important subject in general, and to let readers make up their own minds.
Bill Horne Moderator