Category: Mobile&Wireless

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Security, Privacy Issues Found in Tens of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Security, Privacy Issues Found in Tens of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

An analysis of 40 COVID-19 contact tracing applications for Android has led to the discovery of numerous security and privacy issues, according to a n [...]
Apple Platform Security Guide Gets Biggest Update to Date

Apple Platform Security Guide Gets Biggest Update to Date

Apple on Thursday published the latest edition of its Platform Security Guide, which provides detailed technical information on the security technolog [...]
Several Vulnerabilities Found in Popular File Sharing App SHAREit

Several Vulnerabilities Found in Popular File Sharing App SHAREit

Researchers have discovered several vulnerabilities in the SHAREit Android application, including flaws that could expose sensitive user data and allo [...]
Newly Discovered Android Spyware Linked to State-Sponsored Indian Hackers

Newly Discovered Android Spyware Linked to State-Sponsored Indian Hackers

Researchers at mobile security firm Lookout have published information on two recently discovered Android spyware families employed by an advanced per [...]
Mobile Health Apps Found to Expose Records of Millions of Users

Mobile Health Apps Found to Expose Records of Millions of Users

An analysis of 30 popular mobile health (mHealth) applications has revealed that all of them expose the full patient records of millions of people. Re [...]
Vulnerabilities in Realtek Wi-Fi Module Expose Many Devices to Remote Attacks

Vulnerabilities in Realtek Wi-Fi Module Expose Many Devices to Remote Attacks

Major vulnerabilities in the Realtek RTL8195A Wi-Fi module expose embedded devices used in a myriad of industries to remote attacks, researchers with [...]
Google Patches Over a Dozen High-Severity Privilege Escalation Flaws in Android

Google Patches Over a Dozen High-Severity Privilege Escalation Flaws in Android

Google this week published its Android security bulletin for February 2021, which includes information on more than 40 vulnerabilities, most of which [...]
Many European CISOs Shift Focus to Mobile Security: Survey

Many European CISOs Shift Focus to Mobile Security: Survey

A majority of chief information security officers (CISOs) in Europe said their cybersecurity strategy now focuses on mobile devices as a result of emp [...]
Apple to Crack Down on Tracking iPhone Users in Early Spring

Apple to Crack Down on Tracking iPhone Users in Early Spring

Apple says it will roll out a new privacy control in the spring to prevent iPhone apps from secretly shadowing people. The delay in its anticipated ro [...]
WhatsApp Stresses Privacy as Users Flock to Rivals

WhatsApp Stresses Privacy as Users Flock to Rivals

WhatsApp on Tuesday reassured users about privacy at the Facebook-owned messaging service as people flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal following a [...]
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