Mobile Security


Consumers’ Trust of Cardless ATMs Will Not Happen Without Strong Mobile Device Security

Consumers’ Trust of Cardless ATMs Will Not Happen Without Strong Mobile Device Security

One key to improving cardless ATM acceptance among consumers is to build trust and comfort by ensuring that best-in-class security measures are in place. Given the right security and layers of defense, the cardless ATM process can be secure.

Facebook Confirms Android Text and Call Histories are Recorded

Facebook Confirms Android Text and Call Histories are Recorded

Users are downloading their Facebook data to see just how much Facebook is recording.

Google Believes Android is as Secure as iOS Now

Google Believes Android is as Secure as iOS Now

Google released its fourth annual review for Android security. Here are the highlights.

LTE Vulnerability Could Allow Hacker to Send Fake Emergency Alerts

LTE Vulnerability Could Allow Hacker to Send Fake Emergency Alerts

One of the ten attacks can create "artificial choas" by sending a fake emergency alert to cell phone users.

Surveillance Footage Aids Police in Florida School Shooting

Surveillance Footage Aids Police in Florida School Shooting

Video from the school's surveillance system has helped police put together a timeline of events on the day of the shooting.

Roku, Samsung Smart TVs Have Easy-to-Exploit Vulernabilities

Roku, Samsung Smart TVs Have Easy-to-Exploit Vulernabilities

Consumer Report says its testing found that Roku devices and Samsung Smart TVs have security flaws that make them vulnerabilities to hackers.

BYU Introduces SafeWalk App

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BYU Introduces SafeWalk Feature to App

The new university app feature, called Safewalk, expands on an already existent BYU program to enable police to track students’ locations through their smartphones and virtually “walk” with students through campus and the student housing areas.

Smartphone Application Developed for Super Bowl Security

Smartphone Application Developed for Super Bowl Security

Smartphone application to help with security efforts during the Super Bowl.



Campus Security & Life Safety Introduces Secure Campus Awards

CSLS now offers a product contest for safety and security products found on campuses.

iPhone Bug Freezes Your Phone With Just One Link

iPhone Bug Freezes Your Phone With Just One Link

The chaiOS bug can freeze or restart your phone without even having to click the link.

Hawaii

Hawaii's False Alarm Leads to Changes in Emergency Communication Systems

On Saturday, people in Hawaii received an emergency notification warning of an imminent nuclear missile attack.

ISC West 2018 to Debut Vast, Diverse Lineup of Educational Sessions

ISC West will debute its SIA Education@ISC session lineup for the 2018 show in Las Vegas in April.

DHS Project Finds Security Vulnerabilities in First Responder Apps

DHS Project Finds Security Vulnerabilities in First Responder Apps

The DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate “Securing Mobile Applications for First Responders” report said that security flaws were discovered on 32 of the 33 popular apps tested.

Versatile Android Malware Can Cause Physical Damage to Phones

Versatile Android Malware Can Cause Physical Damage to Phones

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs reported Monday on a new “jack of all trades” Android malware threat they’ve dubbed Loapi.

What the FCC

What the FCC's Recall on Net Neutrality Means for Cybersecurity

The FCC has voted to roll back an Obama-era Net Neutrality Rules.

3 More Hackable Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

3 More Hackable Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

The clock is ticking on gift-buying this holiday season, but that’s no excuse not to do some research before you buy connected toys.

Google Details New Pixel 2 Security Module

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Google Details New Pixel 2 Security Module

The goal of the new security module, Google said, is to prevent attackers from decrypting your data without knowing your password by reinforcing the lock screen against attacks.

3 Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

3 Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

Connected toys may excite kids, but parents need to be wary.

Hackers Trick Face ID with 3-D Printed Mask

Hackers Trick Face ID with 3-D Printed Mask

Days after the iPhone X’s official release, hackers in Vietnam have successfully tricked Face ID and unlocked the smartphone with a 3-D-printed mask.

Survey Reveals Serious IoT Concerns

Survey Reveals Serious IoT Concerns

The survey was based on responses from 603 IT and line-of-business decision-makers involved in enterprise security teams across the US, UK, Germany, France, Australia and New Zealand.

Digital Edition

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    April 2018

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