A judge in Brazil has overturned another judge’s ruling that phone companies there block the popular messaging app WhatsApp from operating for 72 hours.
Browsing Category: Mobile Security
A serious vulnerability in mobile provider FreedomPop has yet to be patched and can be leveraged with online banking flaws to put customer accounts at risk.
Google’s monthly patch release has a new name, and a slew of old bugs in Mediaserver.
A phony Google update is moving malware onto Android devices. The malware harvests call and SMS information and can steal credit card data.
The black market for malicious Android software is heating up thanks to a rise in popularity of overlay malware.
Drive-by exploits install ransomware on outdated Android devices using a stolen Hacking Team exploit and the first weaponized Towelroot attack.
Was the Federal Bureau of Investigation justified in paying over $1.3 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino terrorist?
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including BlackBerry CEO’s stance on lawful access principles, the FBI/Apple hearing, Viber adding end-to-end crypto, Teslacrypt, and more.
Messaging platform firm Viber is adding end-to-end encryption to 711 million of its users, becoming the latest tech firm to embrace encryption on a massive scale.
BlackBerry’s CEO defended the actions it took to provide Canadian law enforcement with what it needed to decrypt communications between devices.