Category: Wireless security

Mobile, Wireless security

T-Mobile Got Hacked Again at the End of 2020

January 7, 2021

Via: Panda Security

USA’s third-biggest cellular service provider reported a security incident that took place in December 2020. This was the company’s second data breach during the pandemic-ridden year. T-Mobile appears to not be off to a good start in 2021 as the […]

Mobile, Wireless security

Home Wi-Fi security tips – 5 things to check

November 30, 2020

Via: Naked Security

Every day is a computer security day, but November 30th is officially Computer Security Day, intended to raise awareness of online security issues and to promote cybersecurity best practices. Days like these are a handy nudge to do a few […]

Mobile, Network security, Security, Wireless security

US Warns of ‘Consequences’ If Brazil Picks Huawei 5G

July 30, 2020

Via: Security Week

“I wouldn’t say there would be retaliation, but there would be consequences” if Brazil goes against US advice and picks the Chinese firm, Ambassador Todd Chapman told newspaper Globo. Brazil is due to launch a tender next year for the […]

Mobile, Wireless security

More Countries Waking up to Huawei Threats, US Say

July 16, 2020

Via: Security Week

“Each country is going to make their decisions for their own country, but I think there’s a growing recognition everywhere that Huawei is a problem,” National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien told journalists in Paris. His comments came after three days […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Mobile, Wireless security

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

July 1, 2020

Via: Security Week

In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing. The FCC said the move is part of efforts to protect […]

Mobile, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

100,000 cheap wireless cameras vulnerable to hacking

June 12, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Consumer advocacy organisation Which? has issued a warning over the security of wireless camera brands made by China-based HiChip and urged the owners of more than 100,000 devices thought to be active in the UK to stop using their cameras […]

Mobile, Wireless security

Most Bluetooth Devices Vulnerable to Impersonation Attacks

May 21, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

Security researchers from three universities in Europe have found multiple weaknesses in the ubiquitous Bluetooth protocol that could allow attackers to impersonate a paired device and establish a secure connection with a victim. Most standard Bluetooth devices are vulnerable to […]

Mobile, Mobile security, Wireless security

Czech, US to Cooperate on Security of 5G Networks

May 7, 2020

Via: Security Week

The Czech government office said the document was signed remotely by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The signing comes amid a global battle between the U.S. and China’s Huawei, the world’s biggest maker […]

Mobile, Mobile security, Wireless security

European Virus Tracing Apps Highlight Battle for Privacy

May 5, 2020

Via: Security Week

The use of monitoring technology, however, may evoke bitter memories of massive surveillance by totalitarian authorities in much of the continent. The European Union has in recent years led the way globally to protect people’s digital privacy, introducing strict laws […]

Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Wireless security

Hackers Hijack Routers to Spread Malware Via Coronavirus Apps

March 26, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Cybercriminals are hijacking routers and changing Domain Name System (DNS) settings, in order to redirect victims to attacker controlled sites promoting fake coronavirus information apps. If victims download these apps, they are infected with information-stealing Oski malware. This latest attack […]