Saint Petersburg, Russia, 25th November 2011 – Philippe Langlois of P1 Security will be presenting about 3G and LTE insecurityat DefCon Russia’s ZeroNights, a conference devoted to technical aspects of informational security featuring talks from world-famous experts coming from Russia, the USA, India, Singapore and France.
“The HLR is not only using TCP/IP for OAM and business workflow but also now being named an HSS, it uses IP-only protocols such as Diameter for its Core Network signaling operations. This means that telecom are now facing new security risks both in term of exposure of and threats to its Core Network being exposed to unsophisticated IP-centered attackers and the continuous waves of telecom-centered defrauders. In this presentation, we’ll demo the new technologies of 3G and LTE networks and how to attack and defend them. We’ll also show what kind of exposure telecom companies, Mobile Network Operators and SS7 providers show to external attackers.” – Philippe Langlois.