Category: Wireless security

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 […]

Mobile, Wireless security

HTC is launching the world’s most secure router

March 4, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Staying safe online could be about to get easier thanks to HTC and its new privacy-focused router. The company has tdoay unveiled the HTC Exodus 5G Hub, which it says is the world’s most secure router, offering “ultra-secure” 5G connectivity […]

Mobile, Wireless security

FCC: Wireless Carriers Violated Law by Sharing Location Data

February 3, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

A Federal Communications Commission investigation found that one or more U.S. wireless carriers violated federal law by selling consumer location data to third parties, according to a letter FCC Chairman Ajit Pai sent to congressional lawmakers. In his letter sent […]

Mobile, Wireless security

Major vulnerabilities found in popular wireless presentation system

December 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

F-Secure consultants have discovered several exploitable vulnerabilities in Barco’s ClickShare wireless presentation system. Attackers can use the flaws to intercept and manipulate information during presentations, steal passwords and other confidential information, and install backdoors and other malware. Popular attack targets […]

Mobile security, Wireless security

Canada Spy Agencies Split Over Proposed Huawei 5G Ban: Media

November 14, 2019

Via: Security Week

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) were tasked with conducting a cybersecurity review to evaluate the risks as well as the economic costs to Canadian telecoms and consumers of blacklisting the equipment supplier. The […]