We can see signs of increased activity in areas of business that use 5G around the world. 5G technology will usher in new personal services through smartphones, and it will also play a large part in industry. The option of Private 5G lets private companies and local governments have their own telecom infrastructures. However, the “democratization of communications” entails its own risks that have not yet been made clear. To identify these risks, Trend Micro performed tests using an environment modeled after a steelworks with 5G equipment. In this third installment, we will describe the four penetration routes and three signal interception points identified in these tests, and we will discuss attack scenarios that exploit these weaknesses.

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