In-brief: That’ll be $99, or $150 without the vulnerabilities! A lawsuit in Germany is trying to force stores to come clean about security holes in the products they sell to consumers.
In-brief: a remotely exploitable flaw in a common hardware component used in phones by Apple, Samsung and others underscores the risk posed by software embedded in system on chip components that are found in almost every connected device, experts warn.
In-brief: Smart phones infected with Android malware jumped 95 percent between 2015 and 2016, part of a steady increase in mobile phone infections in recent years, Nokia said on Monday.
In-brief: Lookout said it identified an active threat that was using three critical iOS zero-day (that is: previously unknown) vulnerabilities. When exploited, the three vulnerabilities “form an attack chain that subverts even Apple’s strong security environment.”
In-brief: A prominent Googler says the company is committed to keeping the Android operating system open source, but wouldn’t mind the security benefits that come with Apple’s closed iOS ecosystem, either!