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Mobile Security, Security

RSA Show Underscores Need for Security Focus in App Dev

March 12, 2019

Via: InformationWeek

Speakers and exhibitors at last week’s RSA Conference outlined why DevSecOps need to be implemented throughout the software development cycle. As Amazon Web Services Senior Manager Steve Andrews blogged in July, “Leaving security out of DevOps is asking for trouble.” […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

How Huawei Is Battling U.S. Spying Allegations

February 27, 2019

Via: Fortune

Though the larger trade battle between the United States and China may be winding down, the U.S. government’s campaign against Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei seems to be heating up. A delegation of U.S. officials arrived at the Mobile World […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

Europe is prepared to rule over 5G cybersecurity

February 25, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

The European Commission ’s digital commissioner has warned the mobile industry to expect it to act over security concerns attached to Chinese network equipment makers. The Commission is considering a defacto ban on kit made by Chinese companies including Huawei […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

Huawei president: We’re not going to spy on the US, even if the Chinese government says we have to

February 20, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Huawei would not help China spy on the U.S. with its devices, even if mandated by Chinese law to do so, founder and President Ren Zhengfei told CBS News in an interview that aired Wednesday. Ren, whose daughter has been […]


Mobile Security, Security

Apple to developers: disclose screen recording or get booted from App Store

February 8, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple has begun notifying developers who use screen-recording code in their apps to either properly disclose it to users or remove it entirely if they want to keep their apps in the App Store. The move comes after a TechCrunch […]


Mobile Security, Security

How to Protect Yourself Against Apple’s Eavesdropping FaceTime Bug

January 29, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple is working on a fix to a FaceTime problem that could see people spy on your conversations. The company acknowledged on Monday that its chatting app FaceTime has a bug that would allow people to call unsuspecting victims and […]


Mobile Security, Security

T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T still selling your location data, report says

January 9, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

In June 2018, all four major US wireless carriers pledged to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers. The carriers were pressured into making the change after a security problem leaked the real-time location of US […]


Mobile Security, Networking Security, Security

Huawei Is Said to Plan $2 Billion Cybersecurity Reboot

December 7, 2018

Via: Fortune

China’s Huawei Technologies Co. is planning to overhaul its global software systems as it tries to avoid a ban in the U.K. and other European markets, after previous piecemeal fixes failed to assuage national security concerns, according to people familiar […]


Mobile Security, Security

Next Year, Half of All Calls to Cell Phones Will Be Scams—And There’s Nothing We Can Do

September 20, 2018

Via: Fortune

You’re not imagining it: Scammers are increasingly blowing up your phone. First Orion, an Arkansas company that provides caller ID and call blocking services, found that the volume of mobile scam calls has risen from 3.7% of total calls in […]


Mobile Security, Security

Three state-level cases are primed to mold the future of mobile privacy

September 13, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Three judicial cases brought to the Massachusetts Supreme Court this month will influence the enforcement of mobile data privacy cases nationwide. Other states are expected to pay close attention to the rulings, which will help clarify the intersection between traditional […]