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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 41

Google Wallet Hacked

February 10, 2012 |

The hack doesn't require any extra software or root access.

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Researchers Uncover Largest-Ever Android Botnet

February 10, 2012 |

The botnet contains more than 100,000 compromised devices.

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Serious Security Flaw Found in Google Wallet

February 09, 2012 |

The PIN can be cracked in seconds, providing access to credit card numbers and the transaction history.

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Chinese Researchers Publish Android Zero Day Flaws

February 09, 2012 |

Several of the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to access personal data on an Android device.

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Privacy Flaw Found in Path for iOS

February 08, 2012 |

The app uploads a user's entire address book without requesting permission to do so.

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Motorola Acknowledges Xoom Tablet Privacy Lapse

February 07, 2012 |

More than 100 refurbished Xoom tablets were sold without wiping the previous user's data.

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Google Adds Malware Scan for Android Apps

February 03, 2012 |

The new service, called Bouncer, scans apps for malware, spyware and Trojans.

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HTC Patches Wi-Fi Security Flaw in Android Phones

February 02, 2012 |

The vulnerability could allow an attacker to view all Wi-Fi user names, passwords and SSID information stored on a device.

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Symantec Warns of Massive Android Malware Campaign

January 27, 2012 |

The malware was found in 13 different apps on the Android Market.

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McAfee Updates Mobile Security App

January 27, 2012 |

Version 2.0 adds control over app permissions, as well as call and text messaging filters.

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iPad 2, iPhone 4S Hacked

January 23, 2012 |

The dual-core A5 chip presented a particular challenge to the hackers.

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National Security Agency Releases Security Enhanced Android

January 17, 2012 |

SE Android is designed to improve upon Android's application security model.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Security Vulnerability Found

January 12, 2012 |

Intrepidus Group researchers recently discovered a way to listen in on the connection between the PlayBook and a BlackBerry smartphone.

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Symantec Warns of New Android Trojan

January 11, 2012 |

Android.Qicsomos is a modified version of an open source solution designed to detect Carrier IQ on a mobile device.

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Spammers Target Mobile Users with QR Codes

January 11, 2012 |

According to Websense researchers, the method offers the 'ultimate URL obfuscator.'

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Tech Consultant Warns of iPhone Photo Security Flaw

January 04, 2012 |

Ade Barkah discovered that an incorrect time setting can enable photos to be viewed on a locked device.

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Kaspersky Warns of Scareware for Smartphone Users

January 04, 2012 |

Malware creators have begun poisoning Google search results for popular mobile applications.

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Exploit of Wi-Fi Protected Setup Flaw Poses Risks for Consumers, Not Enterprises

January 03, 2012 |

Many home Wi-Fi networks are at risk thanks to an exploit released over the holidays, but enterprise organizations are generally unaffected by the vulnerability.

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Apple's iOS 5.0.1 Jailbroken

January 03, 2012 |

The Corona jailbreak tool was developed by researcher pod2g.

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F-Secure Warns of Android Trojan Disguised as Greeting Card App

January 02, 2012 |

The malware sends the phone model and number, Android version, and IMEI number to a remote server.

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