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40 percent of organizations believe that C-level executives, including the CEO, are most at risk of being hacked when working outside of the office, according to a new report from iPass. Cafés and coffee shops were ranked the number one high-risk venue by 42 percent of respondents, from a list also including airports (30 percent), hotels (16 percent), exhibition centers (7 percent) and airplanes (4 percent).

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At Google I/O, Google’s annual developer conference, the company teased a major update to its security platform that consists of a mix of new features, a rebranding of existing ones and UI enhancements that will now live under one security umbrella called Google Play Protect.

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Google pushed out its monthly Android patches Monday, addressing 17 critical vulnerabilities, six of which are tied to its problematic Mediaserver component. An additional four critical vulnerabilities related to Qualcomm components in Android handsets including Google’s own Nexus 6P, Pixel XL and Nexus 9 devices were also patched.

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There has been a flurry of research into using the various sensors on your phone to steal data in surprising ways. Here’s another: using the phone’s ambient light sensor to detect what’s on the screen. It’s a proof of concept, but the paper’s general conclusions are correct.

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