TETRA is an ETSI system for secure comms used in over half of all countries. Dutch researchers identified five vulnerabilities.
Spying on the encrypted comms allowed police to subsequently seize or freeze almost a billion dollars’ worth of cash and bank accounts.
People around the world keep being warned about new outbreaks of the wangiri ‘one ring’ scam.
The numbers were used by English-speaking fraudsters wanting to obtain remote access to their victims’ computers.
The decision further clarified what should be considered essential to the act of copyright piracy on the internet.