mobile phones

Pierluigi Paganini July 16, 2013
Researchers can hack Verizon Wireless femtocells to spy on customers

Two security researchers announced that they have succeeded to transform Verizon mobile phones into spy tools to track Verizon’s users. The security experts revealed to the Reuters agency that it is possible to hack Verizon mobile phones for surveillance purpose, the researchers will present the discovery during the next hacking conferences this summer, the DEF […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 12, 2012
Give me your mobile and I’ll tell you who you are!

No doubt the last two years witnessed the true revolution in information technology world is the development and deployment of mobile systems. I speak of mobile systems and I avoid simply to define them “devices” because of their processing capacity equal to a common desktop. Unfortunately the development of the sector is not paid to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 05, 2012
2012, the threat of malware. Evolution in the mobile scenario

Wanting to try out hypotheses about the future of the spread of malware, we cannot help but examine the mobile scenarios. For those who develop viruses and similar mobile platforms are a favorite target. The main causes are: The ubiquity of mobile phones such as smartphones of the latest generation. The technology evolution and the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2011
GSM mobile … the insecure network

The latest discovered vulnerability in GSM ( Global System for Mobile) technology is worrying many telecom operators of several countries due to their impact on an audience of billions users. Some experts in the Security Research Labs in Berlin have shown how to get the remote control of mobile phones to send SMS and make calls. […]