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Demystifying Apple Pay and Touch ID

March 18, 2015
by Kevin Swartz

Paying with our mobile devices has become the order of the day, first with Google Wallet, then Softcard, and now Apple Pay – the last of which is touted as one of the main advantages of the newer Apple devices. But how much do we know about Apple Pay’s inner...


DHS and Small Business Cybersecurity Innovation

March 16, 2015
by Kevin Swartz

DHS and Small Business Cybersecurity Innovation The Department of Homeland Security recently cited NowSecure as one of the success stories to come out of the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate’s Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) program. The SBIR program encourages U.S. businesses with fewer than 500 employees to provide...


Silent Circle to Offer NowSecure in its Privacy-Focused App Store; Free App Provides Visibility into Data Transmission

March 12, 2015
by Seth Geisler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Seth Geisler Lightspeed PR [email protected] +1.858.610.9860 Silent Circle to offer NowSecure in its privacy-focused app store; free app provides visibility into data transmission NowSecure Mobile will give Blackphone users tremendous security and control Oak Park,Ill, March 12, 2015– NowSecure, which pioneered the mobile...


Apple Credits NowSecure for Discovering Security Flaw

March 10, 2015
by Kevin Swartz

In addition to debuting their highly anticipated new watches yesterday, Apple released security patches to address critical flaws in iOS 8.2 and OS X iCloud. Among other fixes, Apple patched a man-in-the-middle vulnerability (CVE-2015-1065) and credited its discovery to NowSecure researcher Andrey Belenko. Devices potentially affected included the iPhone 4s...


Unplug, Refresh, Recharge: Why We Require Three Weeks of PTO

February 26, 2015
by Mike Dwyer

Paid time off is critical to the health and welfare of our employees. Happy and rested employees return to the workplace with new ideas, heightened energy and a refreshed perspective. They also learn that they can trust their co-workers to rally behind them in their absence, and that our workplace...


NowSecure Forensics Suite New Features

February 26, 2015
by Kevin Swartz

Android forensics is now easier, faster and more powerful than ever with NowSecure Forensics Suite software for Android smart phones and devices. NowSecure Foresics Suite offers guided data acquisitions, flexible reporting, and cutting-edge utilities for Android devices. New App Support The Forensics Suite now supports automated data analysis from the...


New App Testing Suite version 3.3 Features

February 11, 2015
by Terence Fernandes

Santoku 0.5 Support App Testing 3.3 runs on the latest Santoku available, delivering faster performances in a more updated and secure environment based on Lubuntu 14.04 (LTS). *NOTE: This version is available as a new VM only. Automatic updates from Santoku 0.4 instances are unavailable at this point, but will...


Corrupdate Vulnerability - Samsung patches flaw discovered by NowSecure

January 27, 2015
by Ted Eull

Last year, NowSecure mobile security researchers Jake Van Dyke and Ryan Welton discovered two major vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80% of Samsung devices, or about one-third of all Android devices. Dubbed ‘Corrupdate’, these vulnerabilities affect devices including the flagship Galaxy S5 and Note 4 phones and 200+ total Samsung phone and...


Samsung Account and GALAXY Apps Technical Breakdown - CVE-2015-0863 and CVE-2015-0864

January 26, 2015
by Jake Van Dyke

Last year, NowSecure mobile security researchers Ryan Welton and Jake Van Dyke discovered two major vulnerabilities affecting nearly 80% of Samsung Android devices, including flagship Galaxy S5 phones. We provide a high-level summary of the issue in our article Corrupdate: Samsung patches flaw discovered by NowSecure. Nicknamed Corrupdate due to...


Cybercrime and the State of the Union

January 21, 2015
by Andrew Hoog

In last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama spoke about the need for our nation to fight against cybercrime. From the White House transcript: “No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American families,...