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[dupe] Simjacker – Next Generation Spying over Mobile (adaptivemobile.com)
29 points by bookofjoe 30 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 7 comments

You shadowbanned me, which is unethical, rude and it should be reserved for spammers. I don't like you anymore, and I will remember that you shadowbanned me when deciding how to comport myself on my real account in the future. I will also be making a point of commenting more frequently to ensure that your shadowban has completely backfired. You are bad at your role, you moderate with a PR motive, and you treat users poorly. Fuck you, asshole.

No one shadowbanned you. Some of your comments were killed by HN's anti-troll software. I'd be happy to apologize if that happened by mistake, but you have been breaking the site guidelines rather badly, so it seems the software was working as intended.

Future historians, this is the birth moment of another news aggregator: Crustacea.ns

If a new forum got created every time a user jumped to a mistaken conclusion about how they were moderated, we'd have thousands more forums and the world might be a better place.

> The benefit of Simjacker from the attacker’s perspective is that many of its attacks seems to work independent of handset types

> Mobile Operators could also try to change the security settings of UICCs in the field remotely, or even uninstall and stop using the S@T Browser technology completely, but this may be slower and considerably more difficult to do.

I'm very curious to see what the actual fix will be and whether or not the general public will become more aware of the fact that their phones had always been vulnerable to SIMjacking. How do mobile operators usually notify customers of these large-scale exploits?

Article in PC Mag is indicating that none of the major telcos in the USA are affected. https://www.pcmag.com/news/370736/sim-card-flaw-poses-spying...

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