Ruhur-Universität Bochum researchers have seen a new attack that targets 4G networks and allows attackers to operate as a user. Research reveals that IMP4GT affects any device that uses LTE to communicate, including phones, tablets, and other IoT devices. Two different variants of the attack have been seen and are conducted in uplink and downlink. If executed correctly, attackers can make fraudulent transactions, download malicious apps, subscribe to different services, visit malicious sites, and leak information.
Written by: Nataliia Zdrok, Threat Intelligence Analyst at Binary Defense Russia’s invasion of Ukraine increased