4G networks vulnerable to denial of service attacks, subscriber tracking


Every 4G network is susceptible to a form of denial-of-service (DoS) attack, researchers say.

We are in the early stages of a rollout of 5G, the next-generation wireless technology that will replace 4G, offering improved speeds and latency in the process. However, on occasion, security problems in these protocols rear their heads — and Positive Technologies (PT)’s latest Diameter networks’ report reveals a serious issue in 4G networking.

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Source: ZDNet