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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of August 20

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As continued revelations regarding the extent to which mobile apps share private user data dominate h
 
August 24 · Issue #118 · View online
NowSecure #MobSec5
As continued revelations regarding the extent to which mobile apps share private user data dominate headlines, it’s imperative for any organization developing mobile apps to review their existing mobile app security program to ensure it properly safeguards customer data.
With that in mind, consult this brief checklist our experts recommend for building or expanding a mobile appsec testing program.
Your highlights from this week are as follows:
  • Major T-Mobile breach compromised personal data of 2 million customers
  • Rumors about new iPhone features and prices continue to leak
  • App store commission backlash threatens Apple and Google revenue
  • 23andMe halts developer access to raw genetic information
  • Amidst audit, Facebook bans one app and suspends 400 others
  • Google slapped with a lawsuit over location history tracking
  • Malicious app maker capitalized on hype around cryptocurrency
  • iOS 12 security enhancements to include stronger password management and two-factor authentication

Hackers Stole Personal Data of 2 Million T-Mobile Customers | Motherboard
New 2018 iPhone: All the rumors on release date, specs, price | CNET
Facebook Bans App That Inspired Cambridge Analytica and Suspends 400 Others | Gizmodo
Apple and Google Face Growing Revolt Over App Store 'Tax' | Bloomberg
23andMe cuts off API access to outside developers | CNBC
Google sued for tracking you, even when 'location history' is off | ZDNet
Android app scams users out of €335 in return for an Ethereum logo | TNW
The security changes you can expect in iOS 12 | Naked Security
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