US And UK Accused Of Hacking Major Sim Card Manufacturer To Listen To Calls

US and UK accused of hacking major Sim card manufacturer to listen to calls

Privacy groups want increased protection for private calls and online communications following allegations that US and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major Sim card maker.

The World Wide Web Foundation, founded by internet inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, said the alleged hacking by the National Security Agency and its British counterpart, GCHQ, was ‘another worrying sign that these agencies think they are above the law.’

The claims of the hack into Netherlands-based company Gemalto came from documents given to journalists by whistleblower Edward Snowden...READ MORE; METRO UK