Researchers at FireEye disclosed Masque, a vulnerability in iOS that enabled the WireLurker attacks. It was reported in July, but has yet to be patched by Apple.
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A Windows version of the WireLurker malware has been discovered, and like the Mac OS X version, it too is believed to have been shut down.
Samsung this week fired back at NIST who warned last month that the company’s Find My Mobile service could be exploited.
A new study examines how many device owners choose to leave their phones locked versus unlocked – and why.
American Express announced its new American Express Token Service which brings tokenization to payment card transactions.
The Lollipop version of Android enhances its use of SE Linux, bringing application enforcement to the kernel level, and turns on device encryption by default.
A new iteration of the Android ransomware Koler has surfaced that’s propagating through SMS messages.
Samsung has answered a researcher’s critique of alleged encryption and password weaknesses in early version of its Knox technology on Galaxy and Note devices.
A research report claims that Samsung’s Knox containers store PIN data in clear text. The report comes shortly after the NSA endorsed Galaxy devices for agency use.
FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that the recent movement toward default encryption of smartphones and other devices could “lead us to a very, very dark place.” Echoing comments made by law enforcement officials for the last several decades, Comey said that the advanced cryptosystems available today threaten to cripple the ability of intelligence and law[…]