Mobile Threat News Articles


TechCrunch | BY Katie Conger
Friday | April 28, 2017

Uber adds privacy info and easy account deletion

Uber announced today that it will make it easier for users to delete their accounts and access their privacy settings. Now, the company will let users delete their accounts from within the app, without contacting support. The process is known internally as…

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Wired | BY Andy Greenberg
Friday | April 28, 2017

An Obscure App Flaw Creates Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones

FOR HACKERS, SCANNING for an open “port”—a responsive, potentially vulnerable internet connection on a would-be victim’s machine—has long been one of the most basic ways to gain a foothold in a target company or agency. As it turns out, thanks…

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eWeek | BY Sean Michael Kerner
Wednesday | April 26, 2017

Hyundai Mobile App Patched for Car Hacking Vulnerabilities

Hyundai Motor America is patching its Blue Link Mobile application for several vulnerabilities that could have potentially exposed vehicle owners to risk. The Blue Link Mobile application works with Hyundai vehicles from the 2012 model year and newer, providing remote…

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