Security researchers did a limited assessment of the iOS and Android versions of WhatsApp and discovered a number of issues around the way the app uses SSL.
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Developers with popular dating application Tinder have fixed a vulnerability that up until last year could have allowed users to track other users.
A new Metasploit module exploits a remote code execution vulnerability in Android devices prior to version 4.2.1, which encompasses 70 percent of Android devices.
AT&T, in its first transparency report, said that it received at least 2,000 National Security Letters and nearly 38,000 requests for location data on its subscribers in 2013.
Researchers at IOActive found a series of vulnerabilities in the WeMo home automation products built by Belkin that enable them to gain remote control of connected devices, provide malicious firmware updates and gain access to the internal LAN.
BlackBerry this week released a new set of privacy guidelines its encouraging third-party app developers to follow to better protect their customers.
Facebook has fixed Instagram to remedy a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability that could’ve put some photos users thought were private, out in the open.
Facebook open sourced its Conceal Java-based crypto libraries for Android devices. Conceal is a lightweight library built for efficiency on Android hardware.
Proof-of-concept mobile malware logs keystrokes and captures screen-grabs on jailbroken iOS and Android devices in order to steal online log-in credentials and other sensitive information from targeted devices.
A VPN bypass bug in Android’s Jelly Bean 4.3 build disclosed last week is also present in Android’s most recent operating system, KitKat 4.4.