SS7 Network

SS7 has been powering the global communication network for a few decades. It was designed for interconnection between trusted nodes in a walled garden, hence the lack of built-in security measures. Furthermore, the rapid expansion of SS7 network has introduced untrusted nodes into the wall garden. Thus, the vulnerabilities in SS7 network can be/are being exploited by ill-intentioned parties.

SS7 Network Vulnerabilities

Some of the vulnerabilities in SS7 network might allow hackers to:

  • Eavesdrop on subscriber's voice call
  • Track subscriber location to street level
  • Deny subcriber from making voice call
  • Spoof subscriber while making voice call

Mocean SS7 Firewall can address the issues above

Mocean SS7 Firewall process

Mocean SS7 Firewall Process