Sunday, September 29, 2013

International wholesale carrier hacked

Working as a Security consultant myself for a large international carrier, the news about Belgacom being hacked by GCHQ's British spy agency were much more than mere early warnings.

This is not the first time a Telco has been tapped by a spy agency, but this time most of the details have been revealed, what makes this case an interesting case to learn how very bad things happens and why we need to be prepared in advance.

In order to increase the security awareness among international carriers, I have prepared this public presentation: