US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes

US and British intelligence agencies illegally hacked into a major manufacturer of Sim cards to steal codes and facilitate eavesdropping on mobiles, a US news website says. The Intercept website said that the information came from former American intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

The company allegedly targeted – Gemalto – says it is taking the allegations “very seriously”.

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