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Category: Mobile security


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Software, Supply-Chain Dangers Top List of 5G Cyber Risks

October 15, 2019

Via: Threat Post

The proliferation of software within 5G networks is one of the top security challenges facing the next generation of mobile networks, according to a report out this week from the European Union. 5G networks are fundamentally different than prior wireless […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Privacy protection

Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor Allegedly Bypassed with a Cheap Gel Screen Protector

October 15, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

A woman in Castleford, UK, discovered that a £2.70 ($3.40) full screen protector for her Samsung Galaxy S10 allowed everyone access via the thumbprint authentication. Thumbprint authentication is now a widely used form of security, also used in essential services […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Android 0-Day exploit granting attackers root access found running in the wild

October 4, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

A new zero-day vulnerability was identified in the vanilla Android operating system, affecting a large number of users and devices. The exploit has likely already been used in the wild by the NSO Group, an Israeli-based security company known for […]


Malware, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

5G and IoT: How to Approach the Security Implications

September 27, 2019

Via: Threat Post

When it comes to the next generation of mobile networks, 5G promises a more Internet of Things-friendly ecosystem with vast improvements over the current capabilities of 4G – however, its intersection with IoT will also raise the stakes on cybersecurity. […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Researchers Disclose Another SIM Card Attack Possibly Impacting Millions

September 27, 2019

Via: Security Week

Earlier this month, cyber telecoms security firm AdaptiveMobile Security disclosed the details of Simjacker, an attack method that involves sending specially crafted SMS messages to the targeted mobile phone. The attack relies on the fact that these special messages are […]


Mobile security, Network security, Security

IoT Security Challenges in a 5G Era: Expert Advice

September 4, 2019

Via: Threat Post

When it comes to what we can expect with 5G mobile networks, they promise a more IoT friendly ecosystem, with vast improvements over the current capabilities of the 4G. Providing ultra low-latency and exponentially faster throughput (along with sensors that […]


Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Google Offers Big Bounties for Data Abuse Reports

August 30, 2019

Via: Security Week

Google announced on Thursday the launch of a new reward program for data abuse, and the expansion of the Google Play bounty program to include Android applications with over 100 million installs. The Google Play Security Reward Program (GPSRP) now […]


Malware, Mobile security

TrickBot Targets Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint Users to Siphon PINs

August 29, 2019

Via: Threat Post

The TrickBot malware, known previously for targeting U.S. banks, is now setting a bullseye on users of U.S.-based mobile carriers, including Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint, to launch SIM swapping attacks. Researchers with Dell’s Secureworks research team warned that they […]


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 […]