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Encryption has never been hotter, with big name brands around the world keen to trumpet their tough stance and protection of customers. Only a few months ago, encryption would have been consigned to the tech or business section – now it’s front page news, with Whatsapp, Apple and Microsoft amongst those making a splash. Thanks to last week’s 60 Minutes segment, Signalling System No. 7 (SS7), a telephony signalling language used by more than 800 telecommunication companies around the world to allow their networks to interoperate, has entered popular vernacular as hackers demonstrated its vulnerability on national television.
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