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Report: Hackers using telecoms like 'global spy system'

 


LONDON (AP) — An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday .

Boston-based Cybereason said the tactic gave hackers sweeping access to VIPs' call records, location data and device information — effectively turning the targets' cellular providers against them.

Cybereason Chief Executive Lior Div said because customers weren't directly targeted, they might never discover that their every movement was being monitor...



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