NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of July 24

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Hi!Black Hat USA 2017 ended yesterday, but "Hacker Summer Camp" continues through Sunday with DEF CON
 
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Hi!

Black Hat USA 2017 ended yesterday, but “Hacker Summer Camp” continues through Sunday with DEF CON. You’ll see that a number of this week’s news items come from Black Hat talks. We’ve also included a list of mobile-security-related talks from DEF CON 25 and links to slides (where available).
This week’s digest of the mobile security news that matters includes:
  • Researcher reports vulnerabilities in ApplePay
  • “Broadpwn” vulnerability could have compromised one billion devices
  • Half of apps for children leaked data
Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, and stay safe.

DEF CON 25 Mobile-Security-Related Talks and Slides
Android Spyware Still Collects PII Despite Outcry | Threatpost
Internet of Things: Enhanced Assessments and Guidance Are Needed to Address Security Risks in DOD | U.S. Government Accountability Office
How the Broadpwn Wi-Fi Vulnerability Impacted a Billion iPhones and Android Phones | WIRED
BlackHat: security researcher says ApplePay vulnerable to two separate attacks | SC Magazine UK
Security flaw shows 3G, 4G LTE networks are just as prone to stingray phone tracking | ZDNet
Android O feature spotlight: Notifications for apps displaying over other apps can once again be disabled | Android Police
From Chrysaor to Lipizzan: Blocking a new targeted spyware family | Android Developers Blog
Google Play Protect scans for malicious apps | Help Net Security
We tested apps for children. Half failed to protect their data. | The Washington Post
Why Did Jared Kushner Download an Encrypted, Disappearing Message App? | Splinter
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