Malicious app snatches personal credentials for legitimate apps; wireless home camera review finds security and privacy vulnerabilities; chip disconnects microphone when MacBook lid is closed; and more!
This week in MobSec5: Nearly 90% of analyzed Android apps harvest and share data; Beware of some so-called security apps that may not be secure; and Android device makers are now required to issue regular security updates; and more!
GPlayed Android malware can gain almost complete control of a device; Facebook Portal in-home camera can collect data for ads; Industry watchers expect Apple to debut iPad Pro tablets this month, and more!
WhatsApp fixes Android and iOS video call exploit; Google limits developer access to SMS and call log APIs; try these top security apps for locking down your smartphone, and more!
70% of companies were victimized by cyber breaches or attacks in the past year; Avoiding security for the sake of speed places businesses at risk; App extends private DNS feature to older Android versions, and more!
Facebook breach puts data of 50 million users at risk; Apple iOS 12 boasts five new security and privacy features; phishers exploit Android mobile password managers and instant apps, and more!
Phishers infiltrate Google Play store with fake banking apps; FBI warns of edtech cyberthreats that jeopardize student privacy; Apple iOS 12 boasts enhanced security features, and more!
Improper use of open source software puts users at risk of data loss; New Mexico lawsuit highlights mobile app data privacy concerns; emergency apps were heavily downloaded prior to Hurricane Florence, and more!
Google Play erroneously removes popular crypto-mining app, NIST to update mobile security guidelines, and compilation of leaks and rumors ahead of Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ event, and more!
Air Canda mobile app beach may affect 20,000 customers; Fortnite flaw makes it susceptible to Man-in-the-Disk attack; $1.1 million lost to cybercrime per minute, and more!
Major T-Mobile breach compromised personal data of 2 million customers; app store commission backlash threatens Apple and Google revenue; 23andMe halts developer access to raw genetic information, and more!
Avoid these top five mobile app security failures; the Anubis trojan downloader infiltrates the Google Play Store; developers need to be careful about how they use external storage, and more!