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Android 8.0 Oreo marks a major revamp of Google’s mobile operating system, putting in a number of new security-hardening measures. Google is serving up a number of new security features in its new Android 8.0 Oreo – one of which is expected to put it on par with Apple’s iOS when it comes to delivering […]

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More than 4 million mobile apps are currently in production, but only 29% on average are tested for bugs, and nearly a third of these contain significant vulnerabilities, according to a recent Ponemon Institute survey. Enterprises, meanwhile, are expected to accelerate their mobile app development in the coming months, according to a recent Gartner survey. […]

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Google on Tuesday disclosed details and a proof-of-concept exploit for a Wi-Fi firmware vulnerability in Broadcom chipsets patched this week in iOS 11. The attack enables code execution and persistent presence on a compromised device. “The exploit gains code execution on the Wi-Fi firmware on the iPhone 7,” said Google Project Zero researcher Gal Beniamini, […]

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SMS-sending Trojans have been around ever since mobile devices became widely adopted, and they’ve been responsible for a huge number of racked up phone bills and premium number subscriptions, generating significant financial losses around the world. These types of Trojans are built for a single purpose – to generate revenue for cybercriminals by covertly infiltrating […]

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