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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 42

Tech Consultant Warns of iPhone Photo Security Flaw

January 05, 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 05, 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 04, 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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Kaspersky Warns of Rogue Anti-Virus for Android Devices

December 30, 2011 |

The malicious software is detected by Kaspersky as Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Scavir.

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Reaver Tool Published to Exploit WPS Security Flaw

December 30, 2011 |

The WPS attack tool was released this week by Tactical Network Solutions.

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Researchers Demo New Cyber Attack on GSM Phones

December 30, 2011 |

The researchers say the attack method is already being actively exploited.

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Security Flaw Found in Wi-Fi Protected Setup

December 27, 2011 |

The vulnerability was discovered by researcher Stefan Viehbock, who reported it to US-CERT.

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More Malware Found in Official Android Market

December 23, 2011 |

The malicious apps were disguised as free versions of popular games.

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Avast Intros Free Android Security Solution

December 23, 2011 |

Key features include privacy reports, call and SMS filtering, SIM card change notifications, firewall and application management.

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Lookout Warns of Surge in Android Malware

December 16, 2011 |

The majority of the malicious apps, the company says, can be found on third-party app stores.

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Researcher Warns of SMS Security Flaw in Windows Phone 7.5

December 13, 2011 |

The vulnerability has been tested and confirmed on several Windows Phone devices.

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More Malware Found in Android Market

December 12, 2011 |

Google recently removed 22 malicious apps from the market.

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Study Finds Widespread Security Flaws in Android Apps

December 12, 2011 |

According to Veracode, 40 percent of Android apps contain at least one instance of hard-coded cryptographic keys.

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Symantec Unveils Consulting Services to Address Mobile Threats

December 07, 2011 |

The new services offering is intended to help organizations assess and mitigate the risk associated with deployment and use of mobile devices.

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Carrier IQ Faces Privacy Lawsuits

December 03, 2011 |

The lawsuits claim the company's software violates mobile phone users' privacy.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Hacked

December 02, 2011 |

A group of researchers claims to have jailbroken the device.

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Researchers Discover Significant Android Security Flaw

December 02, 2011 |

The vulnerability can enable attackers to record conversations and monitor location data.

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iOS vs. Android Security: And the Winner Is?

December 01, 2011 |

You might just be surprised (or not).

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