Posts Tagged ‘mobile phone’

Have you heard about the Pwn Phone 2014?

by Jamie Titchener If you have to undertake vulnerability scans or penetration tests at remote sites as part of your day-to-day activities, having to lug around a laptop and other scanning and penetration testing kit can be a real pain. Having the right tools for the job is crucial. But how can you ensure you […]

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California governor allows warrantless search of cell phones

Here’s another reason to password-protect your mobile phone: California’s governor just recently vetoed a bill that requires a court-ordered warrant in order to search mobile phones upon arrest. This means that if you get arrested in the state of California, the arresting officer can search your smartphone — which gives him access to emails, call […]

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New virus threatens phones using Android

Image via Wikipedia Mobile Malware Attacks and Defense WASHINGTON (AFP) – A virus infecting mobile phones using Google’s Android operating system has emerged in China that can allow a hacker to gain access to personal data, US security experts said. A report this week from Lookout Mobile Security said the new Trojan affecting Android devices […]

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Telcos and information privacy

Image via Wikipedia With the economy in the tank, breach of privacy is not going to be a priority in Obama’s administration to do list. It will be quite difficult to make it a priority when Obama has signed a bill indemnifying telcos from suits due to privacy breaches. During the presidential election campaign, Verizon […]

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SmartPhone and Security

Mobile spyware is malicious software which is used to spy and control mobile devices (BlackBerry, PDAs, Windows Mobile and Cell Phones). Mobile spyware will not only intercept the message between two devices but also determine the location of the device. Basically, mobile spyware software is installed on a mobile device to spy on them. Small […]

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