mobile security

5G networks are vulnerable to hacking
mobile security

5G networks are vulnerable to hacking

New research uncovers nearly a dozen more flaws in the next generation of mobile network
13 Nov 2019
Facebook fixes iOS 13.2.2 bug that launched users' cameras without authorisation
cyber security

Facebook fixes iOS 13.2.2 bug that launched users' cameras without authorisation

The issue has angered users who think the company is exploiting the app to spy on them
13 Nov 2019
Android flaws decline in 2019 as iOS malware rises
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Security

Android flaws decline in 2019 as iOS malware rises

Flaws in the most popular operating systems, however, are just as dangerous as third-party bugs
6 Sep 2019
Android phones vulnerable to advanced SMS phishing attacks
Android
Security

Android phones vulnerable to advanced SMS phishing attacks

Researchers discover an attack vector that could once be only imagined in a "high-tech spy movie"
5 Sep 2019
KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls
Security

KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls

Vulnerability allows attackers to ‘completely break’ Bluetooth encryption
16 Aug 2019
Android apps are "deceptively" gleaning personal infromation
Android figurine
Security

Android apps are "deceptively" gleaning personal infromation

The apps circumvent Android permissions designed to keep personal data out of the hands of developers
9 Jul 2019
Nokia 9 PureView fingerprint scanner can be fooled with gum
A man chewing gum while holding a mobile handset device
Mobile

Nokia 9 PureView fingerprint scanner can be fooled with gum

The latest software update has seemingly exacerbated pre-existing issues with Nokia's biometric security
23 Apr 2019
Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger
Security

Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger

Samsung’s in-display fingerprint reader can be hacked ‘in 15 minutes’
5 Apr 2019
36 vulnerabilities in LTE 4G standard discovered
4G LTE mobile
Security

36 vulnerabilities in LTE 4G standard discovered

'Fuzzing' tool used by researchers to find exploits ranging from spoof SMS messages to disconnecting victims from networks
25 Mar 2019
Millions hit by major Android-based malware campaigns
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Millions hit by major Android-based malware campaigns

Dozens of 'innocent' apps are being infected through the development supply chain
14 Mar 2019
WhatsApp gains biometric security support on iOS
WhatsApp Touch ID
Mobile

WhatsApp gains biometric security support on iOS

iPhone users can now protect their chats with Touch ID or Face ID
4 Feb 2019
Researchers find critical flaw in 5G protocol
5G graphic
Mobile

Researchers find critical flaw in 5G protocol

The flaw found affects 3G, 4G and 5G protocols and we won't see a fix until the end of the year
1 Feb 2019
Security remains key for business smartphone deployment
Smartphones now come equiped with fingerprint scanners
Mobile

Security remains key for business smartphone deployment

HMD research also finds the majority of large companies use outdated devices
4 Sep 2018
Google blocks cryptocurrency miners from Play store
Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining
Google Android

Google blocks cryptocurrency miners from Play store

The company wants to clean up Google Play, and that starts with getting rid of crypto-miners
30 Jul 2018
Apple will cut out iPhone Lightning port security loophole
Mobile

Apple will cut out iPhone Lightning port security loophole

The new software feature will by default protect against iPhone-hacking tool GrayKey
14 Jun 2018
Huawei P20 Pro review: A three-eyed monster of a smartphone
Google Android

Huawei P20 Pro review: A three-eyed monster of a smartphone

The Chinese firm goes all in on functionality with this Galaxy S9 Plus rival
12 Jun 2018
Apple's iPhone Messages app falls foul to 'Black Dot'
mobile security

Apple's iPhone Messages app falls foul to 'Black Dot'

Streams of invisible Unicode characters follow black dot emoji to overload iPhone CPU
11 May 2018
Google Play malware 'less likely than an asteroid strike'
Google Android

Google Play malware 'less likely than an asteroid strike'

The company removed almost 40 million malicious apps last year
15 Mar 2018
Samsung Max is a privacy-centric browser with data saving
virtual private network (VPN)

Samsung Max is a privacy-centric browser with data saving

The VPN app compresses data and offers tips to reduce data drain
26 Feb 2018
Only 4% of business mobile devices patched against Meltdown
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Only 4% of business mobile devices patched against Meltdown

And nearly three-quarters are vulnerable to both chip flaws, research suggests
17 Jan 2018
BlackBerry Motion review: Running in place?
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Mobile

BlackBerry Motion review: Running in place?

A functional, no-frills phone with little to entice
5 Jan 2018
Top ten security tips for mobile workers
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Top ten security tips for mobile workers

Between 1 March 2013 and 28 February 2014, 183,523 laptops, tablets and phones were reported stolen.
30 Oct 2015
Are your business's mobile devices secure enough?
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Are your business's mobile devices secure enough?

Businesses have never had access to so many mobile devices – nor as many ways to lose sensitive data.
14 May 2014
The guide to mobile security
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The guide to mobile security

Going mobile brings a host of benefits, but you need to be careful with your data.
31 Mar 2014