News of Note—Researchers discover 5G protocol vulnerability; Huawei teases 5G foldable device

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in the 5G protocol, which also impacts 3G and 4G protocols, that can be used to abuse the Authentication and Key Agreement between a user's phone and cellular networks. ZDNet article

> Huawei teased plans to reveal what it's calling "the world's first 5G foldable device" at Mobile World Congress later this month. The Verge article

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