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Category: Mobile security


Mobile security, Privacy protection

Android Q will come with improved privacy protections

March 18, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Android Q, the newest iteration of Google’s popular mobile OS, is scheduled to be made available to end users at the end of August. While we still don’t know what its official release name will be, the first preview build […]


Hacker, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Flaws in Smart Alarms Exposed Millions of Cars to Dangerous Hacking

March 11, 2019

Via: Security Week

Serious vulnerabilities found in high-end car alarms could have been exploited to remotely hack millions of vehicles, including to track them, immobilize them and spy on their owners. Researchers at UK-based penetration testing and cybersecurity firm Pen Test Partners have […]


Mobile security

Samsung says use the Galaxy S10 fingerprint scanner not face unlock to stay secure

March 11, 2019

Via: TechRadar

There are reports online claiming face unlock on the new Samsung Galaxy S10 isn’t working as securely as expected, with news of handsets unlocking after scanning a face of someone other than the owner. In fact it appears the Galaxy […]


Mobile security

Companies Having Trouble Translating Security to Mobile Devices

March 8, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

As more enterprise work takes place on mobile devices, more companies are feeling insecure about the security of their mobile fleet, according to a new Verizon report. RSA CONFERENCE 2019 – San Francisco – As more enterprise work takes place […]


Mobile security, Network security

US Ally UAE Will Deploy Huawei 5G Technology for High-Speed Wireless Networks

February 28, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

US pressure to get European countries and others to ban Huawei technology and equipment has suffered a setback. At a recent telecommunications conference in Barcelona, Etisalat, UAE’s state telecom company, announced it will move forward with their strategic partnership with […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Google Play Cracks Down on Malicious Apps

February 14, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Google Play is ramping up its offensive against malicious apps, which have continued to plague the official app store for Android devices over the years. In a Wednesday post, Andrew Ahn, product manager at Google Play, said that the number […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Hackers used Apple tech to put malicious apps on iPhones

February 14, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Software pirates have figured out how to bypass Apple’s App Store to distribute hacked versions of popular paid apps including Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and others to iOS users. TutuApp, Panda Helper, AppValley and TweakBox are just a […]


Mobile security, Privacy protection

Update your iOS devices now against the FaceTime eavesdropping bug

February 8, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Last week a bug became such big news that it broke out of the technology press, and into the mainstream media – generating headlines around the globe. The reason? A bizarre bug had been discovered in the way iPhones and […]


Application security, Mobile security, Privacy protection

Congress Wants Written Answers from Apple on FaceTime Privacy Glitch

February 7, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Apple is not getting off so easily with the FaceTime privacy violation incident. Two members of the US Congress are “deeply troubled” that the company didn’t immediately address the software glitch end demand further explanations for an issue they think […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Google Patches Critical .PNG Image Bug

February 6, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Eleven critical bugs will be patched as part of the February Android Security Bulletin. Google has patched a critical vulnerability in its current and legacy versions of its Android operating system, which allow an attacker to send a specially crafted […]