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  • Sniffing and tracking wearable tech and smartphones

    25.05.2015

    Researchers at Context Information Security have demonstrated how easy it is to monitor and record Bluetooth Low Energy signals transmitted by many mobile phones, wearable devices and iBeacons, including the iPhone and leading fitness monitors, raising concerns about privacy and confidentiality.

  • Yahoo develops cheap, effective biometric smartphone authentication

    30.04.2015

    A group of Yahoo researchers have demonstrated that apart from fingerprints, other parts of the human body, such as ears, fists, palms and fingers, can also be successfully used to authenticate users to their mobile phones.

  • Critical BlackPhone bug allows attackers to spy on users

    28.01.2015

    BlackPhone, a mobile phone aimed at users who want to keep their communications secure from mass surveillance attempts, is affected by a critical security vulnerability that can be exploited to reveal users' contacts, the content of their (encrypted) messages, and their location information, as well as to load additional code that can lead to the attacker having complete control over the handset.

  • One-click mobile fraud variant throws browser for a loop

    16.01.2015

    Symantec researchers have recently encountered a new variant of the old one-click mobile fraud, which results in the users' mobile browser being thrown in a loop and becoming unusable.

  • Blackphone security issues and vulnerabilities unveiled

    09.09.2014

    Blackphone, the carrier- and vendor-independent smartphone that was created with the goal of placing privacy and control directly in the hands of its users, is not without its flaws, the Bluebox Security team discovered while reviewing it.




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