LightBasin hacking group breaches 13 global telecoms in two years

A group of hackers that security researchers call LightBasin has been compromising mobile telecommunication systems across the world for the past five years.

Since 2019, the group hacked into more than a dozen telecommunication companies and maintained persistence through custom malware, to steal data that would serve intelligence organizations.

LightBasin is active since at least 2016 and targets Linux and Solaris servers in particular, although it did interact with Windows systems where needed, in their mission to steal subscriber information and call metadata.

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Source: Bleeping Computer