Mobile security

Pierluigi Paganini February 07, 2020
Critical Android Bluetooth flaw CVE-2020-0022 could be exploited without user interaction

Google addressed a critical vulnerability in its Android OS that affects the Bluetooth subsystem and could be exploited without user interaction. Google has addressed a critical flaw in Android OS that affects the Bluetooth subsystem and could be exploited without user interaction. The vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-0022 is a remote code execution flaw that could […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 03, 2016
RSA Conference Badge Scanning App has a default password hardcoded

Researchers at Bluebox Security discovered that the badge scanning application used at the RSA Conference 2016 includes a hardcoded default password. This year participants at the 2016 RSA Conference will have an ugly surprise, many vendors were provided with Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones that run a special Android app, available on the Google Play, that allows them to […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 01, 2016
JSPatch hot patching technique puts iOS users at risk

Security experts at FireEye are warning attackers can exploit the JSPatch hot patching technique to serve malicious code and put iOS users at risk The release of hot patches for apps already deployed in the official App Store is a time-consuming procedure that results frustrating for developers. Apple is aware of this drawback, for this reason […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 14, 2015
2,400 unsafe applications found in average large enterprise

A recent study published by Veracode on mobile security revealed that 2,400 unsafe applications are in average installed in large enterprise. Mobile devices are becoming an integral part of the enterprise architecture, security depends heavily on the use that is made with mobile devices and from the policies adopted to protect the company from cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 28, 2014
FakeInst – Kaspersky discovered the first active Android SMS trojan

Kaspersky Lab has recently detected FakeInst, the first active SMS trojan for Android which targeted users in 66 countries, including the US. Security experts at Kaspersky Lab have recently detected the first active SMS trojan for Android, which send short messages to premium-rate numbers in 14 countries around the world. The malware, dubbed ‘Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakeInst.ef‘ (aka FakeInst) mainly infected mobile […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 25, 2013
Serious security flaws affect millions of HTC mobile devices

The news of those who make a lot of noise, more than 18 million devices commercialized by Taiwanese company HTC had security flaws that could exposes users to serious risks in particular the bugs could allow the theft of information stored on the mobile and the tracking of user’s location. The vulnerabilities appear serious according […]