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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of August 27th

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NowSecure was excited to participate in the ATARC Federal Mobile Technology Summit in Washington, D.C
 
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NowSecure #MobSec5
NowSecure was excited to participate in the ATARC Federal Mobile Technology Summit in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to focus on secure mobile tools and techniques used by federal agencies. Our recent benchmark analysis found that 25% of the top public U.S. government mobile apps have security or privacy flaws were a prime topic of conversation. We’re happy to discuss the results with you and offer a free risk assessment for a third-party mobile app of your choice.
Your highlights from this week are as follows:
  • Air Canada mobile app breach may affect 20,000 customers
  • Fortnite flaw makes it susceptible to Man-in-the-Disk attack
  • Learn more about the Frida development toolkit
  • In a single minute, $1.1 million is lost to cybercrime
  • Phishing attacks that exploit WhatsApp are on the rise
  • Android device innovations improve authentication
  • West Virginia mobile blockchain ballot pilot garners scrutiny
  • New Apple iOS app privacy policy takes effect Oct. 3

Air Canada confirms mobile app data breach | TechCrunch
We're all sick of Fortnite, but the flaw found in its downloader is the latest way to attack Android | The Register
Introducing the Frida Tool: Because Hooking Into Proprietary Software is Useful | CBR
Hackers steal $1 MILLION from the world's economy every 60 seconds | Daily Mail Online
WhatsApp: Mobile Phishing's Newest Attack Target | Dark Reading
The most interesting smartphone innovations in the last year (or so) | Android Police
Mobile Blockchain Ballot Trial Raises Voting Security Questions | Security Intelligence
All New and Updated App Store Apps Required to Have a Privacy Policy Starting October | Mac Rumors
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