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Your Phone Number Is All a Hacker Needs to Read Texts, Listen to Calls and Track You

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Tracking phone by phone number

German security expert Karsten Nohl demonstrated the hack by tracking a brand new phone given to US congressman Ted Lieu using only its phone number.

Credit: Alamy

Hackers have again demonstrated that no matter how many security precautions someone takes, all a hacker needs to track their location and snoop on their phone calls and texts is their phone number.

From The Guardian
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