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Android data sharing remains significant, no opt-out available to users

An in-depth analysis of a range of popular Android mobile phones has revealed significant data collection and sharing.

Today's cars are mobile data centers, and that data needs to be protected

Our cars can no longer be considered as independent machines providing for our personal transportation, but mobile data centers.

Mint Mobile hit by a data breach after numbers ported, data accessed

Mint Mobile has disclosed a data breach after an unauthorized person gained access to subscribers' account information and ported phone numbers to another carrier.

100M Android Users Hit By Rampant Cloud Leaks

Several mobile apps, some with 10 million downloads, have opened up personal data of users to the public internet – and most aren't fixed.

Joker malware infects over 500,000 Huawei Android devices

More than 500,000 Huawei users have downloaded from the company's official Android store applications infected with Joker malware that subscribes to premium mobile services.

533 million Facebook users’ phone numbers leaked on hacker forum

The mobile phone numbers and other personal information for approximately 533 million Facebook users worldwide has been leaked on a popular hacker forum for free.

Google, Apple Both Track Mobile Telemetry Data, Despite Users Opting Out

Google’s Pixel and Apple’s iPhone both in privacy hot seat for siphoning mobile device data without consent.

TikTok will force you to see personalized ads from April 15

TikTok is planning on stopping you from avoiding personalized ads on its mobile app starting next month as it seeks to align its advertising policy with those of Facebook, Instagram, and more firms.

Clubhouse confirms data spillage of its audio streams

Audio-only social network iPhone app Clubhouse has confirmed that it experienced a data spill on Sunday.

Five Critical Android Bugs Patched, Part of Feb. Security Bulletin

February’s security update for the mobile OS includes a Qualcomm flaw rated critical, with a CVSS score of 9.8.

Shazam Vulnerability Could Have Exposed User Locations

The vulnerability in Shazam app could expose location of Android and iOS users. Patch already deployed before potential exploitation.

Bugs in Signal, Facebook, Google chat apps let attackers spy on users

Vulnerabilities found in multiple video conferencing mobile applications allowed attackers to listen to users' surroundings without permission before the person on the other end picked up the calls.

Vodafone's ho. Mobile admits data breach, 2.5m users impacted

Vodafone Group's low-cost operator ho. Mobile announced that hackers stole part of its customer database thus obtaining personal user information and SIM technical data.

Sextortionist Campaign Targets iOS, Android Users with New Spyware

New spyware is targeting iOS and Android frequenters of adult mobile sites by posing as a secure messaging application in yet another twist on sextortionist scams. Goontact lures users of illicit sites through Telegram and other secure messaging apps and steals their information for future fraudulent use.

Microsoft Authenticator brings password autofill to mobile devices

Microsoft has released a new version of Microsoft Authenticator that now acts as a password manager for Android and iOS.

Samsung fixes critical Android bugs in December 2020 updates

This week Samsung has started rolling out Android's December security updates to mobile devices to patch critical security vulnerabilities in the operating system. This comes after Android had published their December 2020 security updates bulletin, which includes patches for critical bugs.

Apple to Deliver 'Privacy Labels' for Apps, Revealing Data-Sharing Details

Developers will have to reveal how data is shared with any “third-party partners,” which include analytics tools, advertising networks, third-party SDKs or other external vendors.

Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps

New Android Banking Trojan Ghimob Steals Credentials and Money From 112 Financial Apps

‘Among Us’ Mobile Game Under Siege by Attackers

Ongoing attacks on the wildly popular game Among Us are testing developers’ ability to keep up.

Safari, other mobile browsers affected by address bar spoofing flaws

Rafay Baloch has discovered address bar spoofing vulnerabilities in several mobile browsers, including Safari and Opera Mini/Touch.

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