Internet Security Blog - Hackology

Hackers hijack WhatsApp and Telegram accounts using SS7 Exploit

Will SS7 Vulnerability get Fixed ?

SS7 is a global network and not owned by any particular company, nor it can be rapidly patched through out the world. It’s a mess, and it’ll remain that way until someone, or a group, is appointed to govern and maintain it, which is very unlikely to happen

SS7-interception

Until then, Hackers will Enjoy .

Another theory hints that intelligence agencies are the real cause between the vulnerability and Cellular networks ability to fix it. Having a weakness to spoof and clone every phone on the planet is a very eye candy option for all Intelligence Agencies which would not think for a second before invading our privacy.

Update :

Download MAPS and SS7 Protocol Simulator

MAPS

 

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