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Thousands of US customers have been affected by an old flaw in ATandT networking devices that has been exploited by new malware to conduct DoS attacks. EwDoor, a new malware that targets ATandT networking devices, is currently active. This new malicious tool has been confirmed to be exploiting an old flaw in the device model that was discovered in 2017. The new malware takes advantage of CVE-2017-6079, which is a specific vulnerability. Spencer Davis, a penetration tester, discovered the flaw, which is a command-injection vulnerability. In 2017, he successfully exploited this flaw to compromise a customer’s network. Now, the new…

T-Mobile should not be allowed to call itself the “Most Reliable 5G Network,” according to the National Advertising Division. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash user Mika Baumeister) T-Mobile should not be allowed to advertise itself as the “Most Reliable 5G Network,” according to the National Advertising Division. T-Mobile should not be allowed to represent itself as the “most reliable 5G network,” according to the National Advertising Division. This assertion is based on third-party firm testing that compare different wireless providers’ mobile services. T-Mobile claims to have the “Most Reliable 5G Network” in the United States. According to a Fierce Wireless report,…

Due to concerns about aircraft interference, AT&T and Verizon’s 5G power will be temporarily limited. To prevent a dispute with the Federal Aviation Administration, AT&T and Verizon are temporarily reducing their 5G power. It comes at a time when the latter is concerned about plane interference. According to The Verge, the two carriers have already postponed the debut of their mid-band 5G network until January 2022. Both ATandT and Verizon made it plain in a letter to the FAA that they were going forward with the launch this time. Furthermore, in a joint statement, both telco companies stated that “this…

The Federal Trade and Communication (FTC) is now questioning the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Google Fi, and all six of the largest internet service providers of the US for harvesting personal data without reason. The companies are now called out by the regulatory committee because of their inexplainable act as caught by the agency. FTC Personal Data Use by ISPs The FTC has released a report on the recent investigation they had with ISPs and how they have personal data on their hands without any reason behind it. The federal agency has caught these six internet service providers with a questionable data…