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Twitter Hack Highlights the Realities of Mobile Phishing

** Update ** According to multiple reports, including Bloomberg (August 1) – “The alleged mastermind behind the July 15 hack of Twitter accounts of business titans, celebrities and a former president didn’t need sophisticated hacking tools to pierce the company’s security system. Rather, he convinced an information technology employee at Twitter that he was a … Read More

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