Starbucks has patched a vulnerability in its iOS app that was found spilling user data last week but the researcher that found the vulnerability is still encouraging the company to look at an outstanding geolocation issue present in the app.
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A hole in Android’s VPN feature could expose what should be securely communicated data as clear, unencrypted text.
A vulnerability in Starbucks’ mobile app could be putting coffee drinkers’ information – including their usernames, email addresses and passwords – at risk.
Bug bounty programs, for the most part, have been the domain of large software vendors and Web companies such as Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, PayPal and Facebook. But some smaller companies are now getting involved, with the latest one to announce a bounty being Wickr, the maker of secure messaging apps for Android and iOS, and[...]
iOS mobile banking applications are vulnerable to a number of vulnerabilities that put banking and financial transactions at risk.
Researchers Sean Cross and Dr. Andrew Huang demonstrated yesterday at the Chaos Communication Congress that they could write arbitrary code onto various flash-based SD memory cards.
An Israeli security researcher from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s Cyber Security Labs claims to have uncovered a serious security flaw in Samsung Knox.
One of the key tenets of the argument that the National Security Agency and some lawmakers have constructed to justify the agency’s collection of phone metadata is that the information it’s collecting, such as phone numbers and length of call, can’t be tied to the callers’ names. However, some quick investigation by some researchers at Stanford University who have been collecting information voluntarily from Android users found that they could correlate numbers to names with very little effort.
Google has removed a pivotal privacy feature from its Android operating system that gave users the ability to deny permissions in and regulate information collection attempts by installed applications.
Google has patched a previously disclosed issue in its Nexus line of phones that could have opened a user up to a nasty series of SMS-based denial of service attacks.