SIM Cards VulnerableNews of a hack into Dutch SIM producer Gemalto led to a large scale investigation into whether mass encryption keys for consumer devices might have been stolen. While the company now assured the public that there is no threat, it is hardly comforting in the scheme of things.

The technology world has breathed a very small sigh of relief after being assured by Gemalto that in 2010 and 2011 an attempted hack by the NSA and GCHQ named in a leaks Snowden memo did not lead to a major privacy breach.

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