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Unique insight into next-generation location tracking attacks exploiting the SS7 Network

Through the continued research of AdaptiveMobile's industry-leading Threat Intelligence Unit, the Company has detected an increasing level of sophistication in how attackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in the SS7 network.

Examples of multiple location tracking platforms have been discovered monitoring the location of subscribers, spanning multi-operators and multi-countries. The animation below demonstrates how these tracking platforms are exploiting the SS7 network and the regions where subscribers are being affected.

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Additional SS7 Threat Intelligence Research by AdaptiveMobile:

AdaptiveMobile recent blog insight on SS7:

Tracking the Trackers: The most advanced rogue systems exploiting the SS7 Network today

  • Cathal Mc Daid, head of AdaptiveMobile’s Threat Intelligence Unit, gives information on what are some of the most complex – and potentially the most interesting – types of SS7 attacker, the advanced location tracking platforms

Can they hear you now? Hacking Team & SS7

  • Cathal Mc Daid, head of AdaptiveMobile’s Threat Intelligence Unit, gives his analysis of the use of SS7 when Hacking Team, an Italian-based seller of surveillance technology, had its servers hacked

Map of global SS7 attacks

Unique Insight into Global SS7 Vulnerabilities

  • Interactive map that demonstrates the three primary SS7 attack types detected through packet analyses of real-world data

Visualization of SS7 attacks

Unique insight into next-generation location tracking attacks exploiting the SS7 Network

  • This animation demonstrates how location tracking platforms are exploiting the SS7 network and the regions where subscribers are being affected

Visualizations of SS7 Signalling Attack

  • Images that show location tracking, call/message interception, DoS and fraud attacks happening

AdaptiveMobile webinar on SS7

Real World SS7 Attacks – evidence, analysis & prevention

  • Cathal Mc Daid, head of AdaptiveMobile’s Threat Intelligence Unit, presents the latest facts and analysis on SS7 in this webinar