[Today we welcome my Princeton Computer Science colleague Mike Freedman. Mike's research areas include computer systems, network software, and security. He writes a technical blog about these topics at the Princeton S Network Systems -- required reading for serious systems geeks like me. -- Ed Felten]
In the past few weeks, Ed has been writing about targeted and inaccurate copyright enforcement.
German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale – even when cellular networks are using the most ... Read Post
The global telecom network Signal System 7 helps phone carriers across the world, including AT&T and Verizon, route calls and texts. It's also apparently perforated with security holes that lets hackers and spies listen to your call... Read Post