NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of August 21

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Hello and welcome to this week's digest of the mobile security news that matters. This issue of #MobS
 
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NowSecure #MobSec5
Hello and welcome to this week’s digest of the mobile security news that matters. This issue of #MobSec5 includes:
  • Android 8.0 Oreo is here!
  • Google Play Store tricked into admitting apps with malware?
  • TD Ameritrade tackles security in Facebook Messenger chatbot
  • Android app allows wannabe cybercriminals to build ransomware
Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, and stay safe.

Android 8.0 Oreo Released – 11 New Features That Make Android Even Better | The Hacker News
AccuWeather caught sending user location data, even when location sharing is off | ZDNet
Wanted: Weaponized exploits that hack phones. Will pay top dollar | Ars Technica
Google Play Store Security Scans Tricked by ...Sigh... In-Dev Malware | Bleeping Computer
Frida 10.5 Released | Frida • A world-class dynamic instrumentation framework
Android Spyware Linked to Chinese SDK Forces Google to Boot 500 Apps | Threatpost
How TD Ameritrade tackles security in Facebook Messenger chatbot | American Banker
No coding skills required: This Android app allows wannabe cybercriminals to build custom ransomware | ZDNet
Discoveries of new Mac malware reach unprecedented levels in 2017, analysis shows | SC Media
Hacking a Herb Vaporizer to Set Its Temperature Limit From 190C to 6553.5C Remotely | evilsocket / Simone
Tapping Into Your Digital Fingerprint | PYMNTS.com
Facebook Messenger user? Watch out for fake messages rigged with malware | ZDNet
Stabbing fruits to breaking your skull: robot bugs make hacking too easy | ZDNet
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