A chorus of security experts say allegations WhatsApp’s end-to-end messaging platform has a backdoor are wrong and explain why reports making the claim are false.
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Claims of a security hole in WhatsApp’s messenger app were shot down by WhatsApp, which called the allegations false.
IBM’s X-Force security team discovers a high-risk vulnerability in the Android platform opening phones up to DoS and elevation of privilege vulnerabilities.
Google patched a critical hole in its problematic Android Mediaserver component that could have allowed an attacker to use email, web browsing, and MMS processing of media files to remotely execute code.
Apple extended the deadline of Dec. 31 for developers adopt App Transport Security standards for applications submitted to the App Store.
Members of the bipartisan encryption working group released a year-end report concluding that encryption backdoor laws would do more harm than good.
Apple released iOS 10.2 on Monday, addressing a handful of security vulnerabilities, including two issues that could have led to arbitrary code execution.
Today’s Android Security Bulletin included a patch for the Dirty Cow vulnerability, a seven-year-old Linux bug that had yet to be patched by Google.
EFF is dismayed by the cavalier attitude by law enforcement over warrantless searches of trillions of phone records and its refusal to turn over documents.
The Gooligan Android malware steals Google authentication tokens from mobile devices to breach user and corporate accounts.