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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of June 11th

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Your highlights from the mobile app security world this week include: Spanish soccer league leverages
 
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Your highlights from the mobile app security world this week include:
  • Spanish soccer league leverages mobile app locational data and audio recording privileges to catch copyright violators
  • Case study shows how each of U.K.’s top 10 mobile apps are handling GDPR
  • Apple restricts developers use of individual’s iPhone address book data to create and sell contact databases
  • In shocking news, loading shady android apps that pirate movies and tv shows on your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick may infect you with malware
  • Apple phasing out trust of Symantec certificate authorities by fall 2018
  • Docker Hub takes 10 months to remove images that include surreptitious code for mining cryptocurrencies
  • Again, several months after notification, ZIP file traversal vulnerability patched on Samsung Notes
  • And More!
Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, and stay safe.

Backdoored images downloaded 5 million times finally removed from Docker Hub | Ars Technica
Android malware is infecting Amazon Fire TVs and Fire Sticks | Engadget
Apple to distrust Symantec certificate authorities | Penetration Testing
This app in Google Play wants to use phone mics to enforce copyrights | Ars Technica
The UK’s top mobile apps and the GDPR | Medium via @clearfaun
Apple bans developers from creating, selling user Contacts databases | Ars Technica
(Pwn2Own) Samsung Notes ZIP File Directory Traversal File Write Vulnerability | Zero Day Initiative
Apple finally has the right attitude about notifications in iOS 12 | The Verge
A cartoon intro to DNS over HTTPS | Mozilla Hacks
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