Do you use a cell phone? Does “Sega Does What Nintendont“?
If you answered yes to these then you may want to know about a HUGE hack that was found on not just one but a bunch of cell phone companies!
“In 2018, the Cybereason Nocturnus team identified an advanced, persistent attack targeting global telecommunications providers carried out by a threat actor using tools and techniques commonly associated with the Chinese-affiliated threat actor APT10. This multi-wave attacks focused on obtaining data of specific, high-value targets and resulted in a complete takeover of the network.” – Cybereason Team
“The threat actor was attempting to steal all data stored in the active directory, compromising every single username and password in the organization, along with other personally identifiable information, billing data, call detail records, credentials, email servers, geo-location of users, and more.” – Cybereason Team
And that is a good reason to keep up MAINTENANCE on your systems. Not just your computers but networking equipment and other devices too.