Simjacker vulnerability actively exploited to track, spy on mobile phone owners

12th September 2019 News , Tips 3 Views

Following extensive research, AdaptiveMobile Security has uncovered a new and previously undetected vulnerability. This vulnerability is currently being exploited and is being used for targeted surveillance of mobile phone users. The vulnerability and its associated attacks have been named Simjacker as it involves the hijacking of SIM cards and threatens mobile phone users across the globe. What does Simjacker do? Simjacker extracts the location information of mobile phone users from vulnerable operators, retrieved using malicious … More

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