Researchers successfully took down Apple and Samsung mobile phones using NFC hacks during Mobile Pwn2Own, but were not able to complete compromise Windows Phone or Nexus 5 running Android.
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Several automakers have agreed on a set of privacy principles that they say will govern the way that they handle personal information generated by vehicles, geolocation data and other sensitive information that is being produced by in-car computers and networks.
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.
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.