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!
Pentagon restricts wearable tech geolocation use by deployed troops; bypassing Google Play makes Fortnite an even bigger boon for hackers; Google serves up security enhancements in Android 9 Pie, and more!
Apple becomes the first U.S.-based company to hit $1 trillion; hackers could capitalize on IoT controller vulnerabilities to enter homes; sophisticated spyware targets Amnesty International staff, and more!
Putin’s gift to Trump has a communication chip inside, malicious app developers using “droppers” to sneak malware into Google Play apps, NIST releases draft of mobile app security recommendations, and more!
Venmo’s default public setting allowed 207,984,218 transactions to be visible via API in 2017, Tech giants unite to enable easier data portability between platforms, additional unlock requirement introduced to iOS 12 developer beta 4’s USB Restricted Mode, and more!
IBM & Ponemon Institute release the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study: Global Overview, Texas A&M researchers find web API hijacking risks within mobile apps, highly targeted campaign using corrupt open source MDM discovered in India, and more!
Third beta of Android P roll outs, App Store stats released ahead of 10th anniversary, Tinder announces encryption of user photos, and more!
New Rowhammer attack, RAMpage, hits the scene, Facebook’s urgent PR push at odds with its’ lagging responsiveness closing data leakage gaps, attacker replaces ebuilds with malicious code in Gentoo Github, and more!
Big telcos terminate agreements to share customer data with location aggregators, Supreme Court to mull anti-trust damages against App Store, malware poses as app to surveil Android devices and more!
This week’s #MobSec5 includes: Spanish soccer league policing copyright violators via mobile app, how U.K’s top ten mobile apps are handling GDPR, Github repository takes 10 months to remove malicious images, exposing millions in the interim, and more!
This week’s #MobSec5 includes: NowSecure reaches new milestone in iOS app security testing, government-sponsored smartphone hacking on the rise, Microsoft’s buys into the developer-driven market, and more!