Category: Mobile security

Hacker, Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware

Hacker publicly releases Jailbreak for iOS version 12.4

August 20, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

A public Jailbreak for iPhones in was released by a hacker, it is an exceptional event because it is the first in years. According to Motherboard, that first reported the news, Apple accidentally unpatched a flaw it had already fixed […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Lenovo Warns of ThinkPad Bugs, One Unpatched

August 15, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Dozens of Lenovo’s flagship ThinkPad models are vulnerable to bugs ranging in severity from low to high. Two of the flaws are tied to industry-wide security bulletins, while a medium-severity flaw affects only Lenovo laptops but remains unpatched. The most […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

5G Technology Is Coming, But Is It Already Filled With Security Flaws?

August 12, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

5G technology is almost ready to take off in the U.S. While the upgrade was set to go live in 2020, some major cities have, or will soon have, access to the faster wireless speeds — if your device is […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Apple iOS Flaw Could Give Attacker Access via iMessage

July 31, 2019

Via: Dark Reading

Google Project Zero researchers found an iOS vulnerability that could let an attacker snoop on a victim’s phone remotely. Apple’s most recent update to iOS wasn’t simply to add features: It also patched a significant vulnerability discovered by Google Project […]

Cloud security, Mobile security

Cloud Security Concerns Loom for 93% of Businesses Adopting Apps and BYOD

July 30, 2019

Via: Threat Post

With the increasing popularity of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies and public cloud offerings, enterprises are moving from on-premises applications to cloud apps – but they still lack faith in cloud security. A recent July Bitglass study found that 67 percent of […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Researchers Discover Android Surveillance Malware Built by Sanctioned Russian Firm

July 26, 2019

Via: Security Week

Dubbed Monokle, the malware is built by Special Technology Centre, Ltd, a Russian firm sanctioned by the U.S. Government in connection to interference in the 2016 US presidential elections. The tools were discovered last year and appear to be part […]

Mobile security, Network security, Security

U.S. Warns of 5G Wireless Network Security Risks

July 25, 2019

Via: Security Week

Building upon existing 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) infrastructure, 5G is designed to improve bandwidth, capacity, and reliability of wireless broadband services. The technology is intended to meet increasing data and communication requirements, offering capacity for tens of billions of connected […]

Mobile, Mobile security

What’s Next for Android Device Management in the Enterprise?

July 22, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

According to IDC, Google Android is expected to capture 86.7 percent of the worldwide operating system market by the end of 2019, continuing to show growth from the already eye-popping 85.1 percent reported last year. The popularity of Android lends […]

Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Bluetooth Flaws Could Allow Global Tracking of Apple, Windows 10 Devices

July 18, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Vulnerabilities in the way Bluetooth Low Energy is implemented on devices by manufacturers can open the door to global device tracking for the Windows 10, iOS and macOS devices that incorporate it, according to research from Boston University. An academic […]

Malware, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

WhatsApp, Telegram Coding Blunders Can Expose Personal Media Files

July 17, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Though WhatsApp and Telegram tout themselves as secure messaging services, faulty developer coding that allows cyberattackers to intercept media files sent on the Android versions of the services (like photos and videos, documents and voice memos) undercuts that claim. The […]