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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of June 18th

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World Cup 2018 is full throttle and more global fans than ever are watching games real-time on mobile
 
June 22 · Issue #109 · View online
NowSecure #MobSec5
World Cup 2018 is full throttle and more global fans than ever are watching games real-time on mobile devices. Know Your Mobile suggests these 6 sports apps to follow the action and keep up-to-date. Overall, NowSecure finds Sports mobile apps are more prone to vulnerabilities compared to others, like Finance or Travel. If you’d like extra assurance before downloading, we’re happy to provide a free security report for any of the apps listed.  
It has been a busy week in the world of mobile security so let’s get to it.  This week’s highlights include:  
  • OWASP Mobile Security Testing Guide (MSTG) 1.0 released
  • Anti-trust lawsuit against Apple’s App Store commissions to go before Supreme Court
  • Fake Android apps cash in on Fortnite release mania
  • MysteryBot banking trojan, possibly LokiBot 2.0, ready for Android 7 and 8
  • Verizon, AT&T and Sprint to stop sharing customer location data with 3rd parties
  • Tapplock Smart Lock API endpoint vulnerabilities exposed
  • Malware infected app uses Telegram bot API to surveil Android devices
  • To combat cheating, Algeria cuts both mobile and fixed line internet service during high school diploma exams
  • And More!

OWASP Mobile Security Testing Guide | The OWASP Foundation
AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Stop Sharing Customer Location Data With Third Parties | Krebs on Security
Fake Fortnite for Android links found on YouTube | Security Boulevard
U.S. top court mulls Apple's App Store commissions in antitrust case | Reuters
Totally Pwning the Tapplock Smart Lock (the API way) | Medium via @evstykas
Qualcomm backed in Apple patent row | Mobile World Live
MysteryBot; a new Android banking Trojan ready for Android 7 and 8 | ThreatFabric
New Android malware hijacks Telegram for surveillance | CyberScoop
Algeria turns off internet for high school exams | BBC News
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