Muhammad Fahd bribed AT&T insiders like Marc Sapatin to unlock handsets and infect the operator’s systems with malware.
Local exchange carrier Wide Voice has management and ownership in common with other telcos that collectively stimulated access.
AT&T’s woes following the purchase of satellite broadcaster DirecTV for USD49mn in 2015 are representative of fundamental changes in how people consume video.
If the US expects to take the moral high ground on matters of telecoms security, then it would help if they had a leader with some integrity.
Criminals phone staff as they work at home, then tell them to log on to phishing websites that look like corporate portals.
AT&T first withheld payment from LEC-MI in 2013, but mediation dragged on as they argued about LEC-MI’s liability for its agents.
Perhaps the US telco was unaware of which lines were disconnected by devastating wildfires in California, but did they have to be so unresponsive to the justified complaints of these customers?
Persuading the unwary to allow remote access to their computers is an old trick, but it supposedly is used to execute SIM swaps.
Princeton academics tested how little information was needed to persuade five US mobile telcos to execute a SIM swap.
T-Mobile US, Comcast and Inteliquent say they have achieved a global first by using a digital signature to validate the origin of a call routed across three networks.