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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of August 28

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Hello there, Welcome to the week's digest of the mobile security news that matters -- #MobSec5. This
 
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NowSecure #MobSec5
Hello there,
Welcome to the week’s digest of the mobile security news that matters – #MobSec5.
This week’s edition includes:
  • WireX - a botnet made up of thousands of compromised Android devices
  • AccuWeather catches more flack for sharing iOS app location data
  • Apple expected to announce new phones and iOS 11 on September 12
Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, and stay safe.

Tech Firms Team Up to Take Down ‘WireX’ Android DDoS Botnet | Krebs on Security
Android Oreo's Security Improvements Will Have a Lasting Impact | WIRED
The Apple iPhone 8 event date is officially September 12th, 2017 | The Verge
iOS 11's most underrated security feature? A password manager | ZDNet
Despite privacy outrage, AccuWeather still shares precise location data with ad firms | ZDNet
Uber won't snoop on your location anymore, but that doesn't mean you should trust them | Mashable
Hardening the Kernel in Android Oreo | Android Developers Blog
How to Tell if Your Android 8.0 Oreo Device Supports Project Treble | XDA Developers
Untethered initroot (USENIX WOOT '17) | Aleph Security
Majority of U.S. consumers still download zero apps per month, says comScore | TechCrunch
Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree | WIRED
465,000 Patients Need Software Updates for Their Hackable Pacemakers, FDA Says | Motherboard
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