Category: Mobile


Mobile, Network security, Privacy protection

GDPR implementation lessons can help with CCPA compliance

June 13, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The ever increasing number of data breaches has made consumers more aware of how their data is being used and has emphasized the importance of keeping personal data private, says Sovan Bin, CEO and founder of cloud data management firm […]

Email security, Mobile, Privacy protection, Security

Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

June 13, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Whether it’s from Apple fans, embedded marketing people, or actual developers, applause is an oft-heard feature of any keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Yet the loudest applause at this year’s conference came not for some shiny feature, but for […]

Mobile security

Google Calendar Attacks Target Unwitting Mobile Users

June 12, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A sophisticated cyberattack is targeting Gmail users through fraudulent, unsolicited Google Calendar notifications. The campaign takes advantage of a common default feature for people using Gmail on their smartphone: Calendar invites automatically pop up on phones, prompting users to accept […]

Mobile security

Mozilla and Google Browsers Get Security, Anti-Tracking Boosts

June 6, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Browsers Firefox and Chrome received updates this week, both adding security and privacy tools that help with password management and help block sites that track users. Mozilla’s Firefox browser introduced an “Enhanced Tracking Protection” feature that blocks over 1,000 third-party […]

Cloud security, Mobile security

Is ‘Sign in with Apple’ Marketing Spin or Privacy Magic? Experts Weigh In

June 5, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Apple’s “Sign in with Apple” feature promises to protect user privacy – and while many are looking at that claim as more of a marketing move than anything else, authentication experts say it has the potential to have an enormous […]

Mobile, Mobile security

White Label Alliance to provide a new security solution for next generation payment applications

June 3, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Considering global market demand for independent and standardized payment solutions, G+D Mobile Security and IDEMIA want to create the White Label Alliance (WLA) to provide a new security solution for next generation payment applications. The solution will be based on […]

Cloud security, Mobile, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Microsoft Beefs Up Wi-Fi Protection

May 27, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Microsoft has begun pushing out its May 2019 Windows 10 update, which will flag Wi-Fi networks that are using the outdated and insecure Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) authentication mechanisms. WEP was introduced in 1997 […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

A closer look at mobile permissions one year into GDPR

May 24, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

With GDPR reaching its one year anniversary May 25, Airship revealed top-level results of its global benchmark study, examining the state of mobile app user permissions across nearly 700 million people worldwide. Meet new regulatory requirements While marketers trimmed customer […]

Mobile, Network security, Wireless security

Microsoft wants to improve routing security

May 23, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative, supported by the Internet Society, announced that Microsoft has joined the program whose primary objective is to reduce the most common threats to the Internet’s routing system. Routing security is vital […]

Mobile, Mobile security, Privacy protection

Attackers Could Use Mobile Device Sensors to Generate Unique Device Fingerprint: Research

May 23, 2019

Via: Security Week

Researchers at Cambridge University have determined that attackers could use the built-in motion sensors in mobile devices to generate a unique device fingerprint. Device fingerprinting has been in use for many years. It is the creation of a unique identifier, […]