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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of Mar. 13

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The story goes that St. Patrick died on this day some 1,500 years ago. Traditionally, the Irish cance
 
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The story goes that St. Patrick died on this day some 1,500 years ago. Traditionally, the Irish cancelled fasting and teetotaling for a single day during Lent – March 17 – to honor him.
Welcome to your St. Patrick’s Day edition of #MobSec5!
This week’s round-up of mobile security news includes:
  • Looking for answers about vulnerabilities in the protocol that connects cellular networks
  • Malicious music manipulates mobile motion-sensors?
  • Manufacturer of massage device that pairs with a mobile app pays for bad vibes
Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, stay safe, and remain skeptical of anyone telling stories of snakes on an Irish plain tonight at the pub.

Detecting and eliminating Chamois, a fraud botnet on Android | Google Online Security Blog
Privacy hawks in Congress call on Homeland Security to warn Americans of SS7 hacking threat | TechCrunch
38 Android Devices Infected with Malware Preinstalled in Supply Chain | Threatpost
Maker of app-linked personal massage device settles privacy lawsuit for $3.75 million | Chicago Tribune
Samsung commits to monthly updates for unlocked Galaxy phones in US | ZDNet
Music Can Be Used to Hack Phones, Computers, and Cars, New Research Shows | Pitchfork
WhatsApp blind-sided by booby-trapped photo vulnerability | The Register
If Your iPhone is Stolen, These Guys May Try to iPhish You | Krebs on Security
What do Nintendo Switch and iOS 9.3 have in common? CVE-2016-4657 walk-through | YouTube
Google’s Allo app can reveal to your friends what you’ve searched | Recode
Here's how to check which of your apps Apple's about to brick | Mashable
How Self-Driving Cars Will Solve the Ethical Trolley Problem | WIRED
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