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Bad RCS implementations are creating big vulnerabilities, security researchers claim

by Jon Porter, The Verge

Carriers are creating problems for users.

Security researchers at SRLabs have found a number of vulnerabilities with the way carriers around the world are implementing RCS, the new messaging standard designed to replace SMS, Motherboard reports. In some cases, these issues could compromise a user’s location data, they could allow their text messages or calls to be intercepted, or they might allow their phone number to be spoofed.

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