Researchers Warn That Hackers Can DDoS 911 Emergency Phone Service

September 12, 2016

Researchers warned that a telephony denial of service (TDoS) attack, launched by a mobile phone botnet, could cripple America's 911 emergency call system.

Since most folks walk around with their mobile phones, and many have done away with their landline phone service at home, a good portion of calls made to 911 come from smartphones....