Cybersecurity researchers from AdaptiveMobile have found out that SimJacker poses a massive vulnerability in any SIM card on the planet. This opening can be exploited by hackers who could potentially compromise any smart device by sending an SMS.
The SimJacker vulnerability is located at S@T, the SIM alliance Toolbox. This browser’s dynamic SIM utility is equipped in the SIM cards used by service providers in at least 30 countries. The security experts also found that the vulnerability could be used to gain access to any smart device regardless of the brand or model of the user.
One of the most disturbing finds about this investigation is that other private surveillance firms learned about the flaw since it was (more…)