March 2017

Preliminary data from DHS security pilot may suggest widespread hacking

A Homeland Security pilot program designed to monitor a specific kind of mobile hacking may have discovered consistent attacks around the country. But a source with knowledge of the program says it is too early to make that determination.

The program, dubbed Overwatch, is managed by Homeland Security using the contractor ESD America and is designed to detect what's known as Signalling System 7 (SS7) hacking. 

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