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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.

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in Google’s Waze app that can allow hackers to identify people using the popular navigation app and track them by their location.

Singapore home cams hacked: Are web and mobile cameras secure?

What should people look out for when buying surveillance cameras? Find out the answers to the top five concerns surrounding web cams.

Sophisticated Android Ransomware Executes with the Home Button

A fresh variant of a sophisticated Android ransomware known as MalLocker locks up mobile devices – surfacing its ransom note when a user hits the Home button.

Chrome 86 beefs up password security on Android and iOS

Chrome 86 brings security updates to mobile users including Password Checkup, Enhanced Safe Browsing on Android, and more. Some of these features debuted earlier on the desktop version of Chrome.

Strava app shows your info to nearby users unless this setting is disabled

Popular running and cycling app Strava exposes information on nearby strangers which has sparked privacy concerns among its users. Some fear this functionality can be abused for stalking and "predatory" motives.

Mobile messengers expose billions of users to privacy attacks

Mobile messengers create privacy concerns by exposing data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts from the address book.

Samsung fixes critical Android flaws with September updates

Samsung has rolled out September 2020 Android updates today on their Galaxy devices. These patch serious vulnerabilities along with enhancing the overall device functionality.

Weather Channel App Settles Lawsuit Over Data Privacy

IBM, the owner of the Weather Channel mobile app, has reached a settlement with the Los Angeles city attorney’s office after a 2019 lawsuit alleged that the app was deceiving its users in how it was using their geolocation data.

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