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Multiple Kernel Vulnerabilities Affecting All Qualcomm Devices

Eight months ago, the Zimperium research team (zLabs) disclosed to Qualcomm two kernel vulnerabilities affecting all Android devices with Qualcomm chipsets.  These vulnerabilities, combined with other vulnerabilities previously discovered by zLabs (CVE-2017-13253, CVE-2018-9411 and CVE-2018-9539) could allow a malicious app which was not given any permissions to achieve full root capabilities. The potential negative impact … Read More

Top 5 Mobile Security Stories of 2019

Mobile security has certainly seen its fair share of headlines in 2019 prompting individuals and enterprises to realize mobile devices are another endpoint – like laptops and computers – in need of protecting. I thought it would be fun to look back at some of those stories that helped propel mobile security into the forefront … Read More

Chinese Hackers Reportedly Target Belgian Trade Mission

A recent Belgian economic mission to China was reportedly a target of multiple cyberattacks. According to multiple news reports, attacks were carried out at a hotel in Beijing where the convoy was staying. Hackers placed three mobile masts around the hotel to which all connections go, and targeted smartphones with the Bluetooth function turned on.  … Read More