Mobile Security


WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

WhatsApp Bug Allowed Hackers to Hijack Accounts

Facebook's WhatsApp says it has fixed a video call security bug that let hackers hijack accounts.

Google Revamping Gmail and Android Security

Google Revamping Gmail and Android Security

Currently, Google Account users grant an app a lot of permissions to access their Google Account data in one fell swoop. After the changes are implemented, consumers will be able to grant or deny each permission individually.

A Test and An Alert

A Test and An Alert

Americans are part of a FEMA alert notice

3 Ways to Use iOS 12 to Secure Your Device

3 Ways to Use iOS 12 to Secure Your Device

iOS 12 has several new security features that will allow your device to be more secure.

Newly Discovered Bug will Crash and Restart your iPhone

Newly Discovered Bug will Crash and Restart your iPhone

Simply visiting a website built by a security researcher will crash and restart your iPhone.

Future Smartphone Payments to Rely on Software Security

Future Smartphone Payments to Rely on Software Security

Study finds the growth of smartphone payments will increase the use of biometric security measures on mobile devices.

Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Discovered

Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Discovered

A Bluetooth vulnerability has the potential to allow a nearby hacker to gain unauthorized access to a device.

On the Run

The modern workplace is increasingly mobile. The prevalence of secure mobile internet and emphasis on face-to-face collaboration has seen corporations increasingly emphasize remote work for their employees.



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.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - October 2018

    October 2018

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