Microsoft Beefs Up Wi-Fi Protection

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May 24, 2019
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Calibration Attack Drills Down on iPhone, Pixel Users

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May 23, 2019
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Attackers Could Use Mobile Device Sensors to Generate Unique Device Fingerprint: Research

Researchers at Cambridge University have determined that attackers could use the built-in motion sensors in mobile devices to generate a unique device fingerprint. Device fingerprinting has been in use for many years. It is the creation of a unique identifier, or fingerprint, through the combination of different bits of information made available by the target device. On desktop computers, this is largely through the browser. On mobile devices it is…

May 22, 2019
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Huawei Vows to Deliver Android Security Updates After Google Cut-Off

Huawei has promised to continue delivering security updates to existing Android phones and tablets after news broke that Google has suspended business with the Chinese telecommunications giant. U.S. President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order barring companies from using foreign equipment that could pose a security risk. While Huawei has not been named in the order, the move is widely believed to be part of the Trump administration’s…

May 20, 2019
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Mobile Risks Boom in a Post-Perimeter World

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May 16, 2019
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Google’s Titan Security Keys Vulnerable to Bluetooth Attacks

Google announced on Wednesday that it’s offering a free replacement for its Titan Security Key dongles following the discovery of a potentially serious vulnerability. The Titan Security Key is designed to help users protect themselves against phishing attacks and account takeover by using FIDO standards for two-factor authentication (2FA). The product uses cryptography to verify the user’s security key and address when they log in to their account. The problem…

May 16, 2019
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Israel Spyware Firm NSO Operates in Shadowy Cyber World

An Israeli spyware company named in a Financial Times report on a WhatsApp security flaw prides itself on “rigorous, ethical standards” despite previous links to alleged espionage. – Pocket spy – Founded in 2010 by Israelis Shalev Hulio and Omri Lavie, NSO is based in the Israeli seaside hi-tech hub of Herzliya, near Tel Aviv. It says it employs 600 people in Israel and around the world. It produces Pegasus,…

May 15, 2019
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Intel MDS Vulnerabilities: What You Need to Know

Tech giants have published security advisories and blog posts in response to the Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities affecting most Intel processors made in the last decade. The vulnerabilities are related to speculative execution and they can be exploited for side-channel attacks. Researchers started reporting the flaws to Intel in June 2018, but the chip maker said its own researchers found them first. Nevertheless, in addition to its own employees,…

May 15, 2019
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