The CyanogenMod team has announced a new service that allows users to locate their lost phones or securely wipe their device (including the contents of the SD card) in case it gets stolen.
A group of researchers from LMG Security has leveraged a Verizon Samsung femtocell - a small cellular station for extending cell phone coverage range indoors or at the cell edge - to create a relatively cheap cellular intrusion detection system that enables enterprises and private individuals to test their or their employees' smartphones for malware.
Intercepting voice calls, SMS messages, and web traffic coming and going from a target's mobile phone may be as simple as waiting for his phone to associate to a hackable femtocell and then use it to spy on him or even clone his device, iSEC researchers warned at a demonstration at the Black Hat conference.
Withdrawing cash from an ATMs by using a debit or credit card or paying with it at a point-of-sale may soon become a thing of the past, as several manufacturers have presented technologies that will let users perform the same actions by simply using their smartphone or even their face.
Cellcrypt announced Cellcrypt Private Switch, a private network that allows an organizationís administrators complete privacy over user identity and calling activity.
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