NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of August 28

Revue
 
Hello there,Welcome to the week's digest of the mobile security news that matters -- #MobSec5.This we
 
September 1 · Issue #71 · View online
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
Did you enjoy this issue?
Thumbs up 1ae5a7bdfcd3220e2b376aa0c1607bc5edaba758e5dd83b482d03965219a220b Thumbs down e13779fa29e2935b47488fb8f82977fedcf689a0cc0cc3c19fa3c6bb14d1493b
Carefully curated by NowSecure #MobSec5 with Revue.
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here.
If you don't want these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here.