Old GTP protocol vulnerabilities will also impact future 5G networks

Vulnerabilities in the GPRS Tunnelling Protocol (GTP) will continue to impact mobile operators even as they migrate to 5G infrastructure. In reports published last week and in December 2019, cyber-security firms Positive Technologies and A10 Networks detailed a series of vulnerabilities in this Read More …

90 attacks on phone masts reported during UK’s lockdown

Around 90 attacks targeting the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure have been reported during the coronavirus lockdown. The incidents, which surged over the Easter weekend, are believed to be motivated by conspiracy theories linking COVID-19 to the deployment of 5G masts. Derbyshire Read More …

A Broadband Engineer Who Was Spat on by a 5G Conspiracy Theorist Is Infected With Coronavirus

The attacks on network workers are getting more frequent, brazen, and violent. It was the second week of April, and Michael Demetroudi, an apprentice network engineer based in Wood Green in north London, was having a bad week. He had Read More …

Coronavirus: The 5G conspiracy theory just won’t go away – here’s why it’s nonsense

As a scientifically impossible conspiracy theory linking the deployment of 5G radio antennas to the coronavirus pandemic refuses to go away, Sky News explains why it is nonsense. According to the conspiracy theories the symptoms of COVID-19 are caused by Read More …