Pierluigi Paganini March 11, 2022
Vodafone investigates claims of a data breach made by Lapsus$ gang

Vodafone is investigating a recently suffered cyberattack, after a ransomware gang Lapsus$ claimed to have stolen its source code. Vodafone announced to have launched an investigation after the Lapsus$ cybercrime group claimed to have stolen its source code. The Lapsus$ gang claims to have stolen approximately 200 GB of source code files, allegedly contained in […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2019
Vodafone discovered backdoors in Huawei equipment. But it was 2011 ..

Huawei made the headlines again, Vodafone identified backdoors in software that could have handed Huawei unauthorized access to the carrier’s fixed-line network. According to Bloomberg, Vodafone identified hidden backdoors in software that could have handed Huawei unauthorized access to the carrier’s fixed-line network in Italy used to connect to the internet. “Now Vodafone Group Plc […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2015
Hackers have accessed details of 1,827 Vodafone customers

According to Vodafone UK, criminals used the stolen data obtained from “an unknown source” to try to access customers’ accounts. Personal details belonging to roughly 2,000 Vodafone customers have been compromised. According to Vodafone, cyber criminals used the stolen data (emails and passwords) obtained from “an unknown source” to try to access customers’ accounts between […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 13, 2015
Vodafone Australia has hacked a Fairfax journalist’s phone

The Telecommunications giant Vodafone denies ‘improper behaviour’ after its employee accessed Natalie O’Brien’s phone records to discover its sources. Vodafone Australia has admitted it hacked a journalist’s phone records for espionage purpose. The company was trying to discover the sources for journalist’s stories, but Vodafone denies any “improper behaviour”. The journalist is Natalie O’Brien and in […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 23, 2014
British firm now owned by Vodafone aided GCHQ in wiretapping undersea cables

New documents leaked by Snowden reveal the crucial role of a Vodafone-owned company in wiretapping of undersea cables for massive surveillance. According to several secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden US and British Intelligence wiretap undersea cables used by telecommunication companies as part of their mass surveillance programs. In June, Snowden released documents that were published by The Register and that reveal the existence of a secret […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 06, 2014
Vodafone admits support to state surveillance

Vodafone has recently issued the Law Enforcement Disclosure Report to reveal the existence of secret wires that allow state surveillance. Vodafone, one of the largest mobile carrier of the world has issued a document, titled “Law Enforcement Disclosure Report“, which describes the collaboration provided by the company to many governments for lawful interception for some of its 400 […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 03, 2014
Orange hacked, 800,000 customer records have been stolen

  The official Orange website was breached by unknown hackers who have stolen 800,000 customer records including names, email addresses and phone numbers. Orange, the world’s largest mobile operator, suffered a data breach. Another clamorous case, after the one occurred to Vodafone in Iceland, according first information, data of more than 800,000 customers of giant has been […]