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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of Nov. 14

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Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. readers!  #MobSec5 goes on hiatus next week to observe the holiday. We
 
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Happy Thanksgiving to our U.S. readers! 
#MobSec5 goes on hiatus next week to observe the holiday. We can already smell the turkey roasting (or is it phantosmia?).
Enjoy this week’s mobile security news:
  • Oh, you didn’t know? U.S. phones sending data to China
  • Surveillance camera connected to Internet, infected with botnet 98 seconds later
  • Mobile malware targets government employee
Thanks for reading. Have a great weekend, be good, and stay safe.

Secret Back Door in Some U.S. Phones Sent Data to China, Analysts Say | The New York Times
Origin of the beasties: Mirai botnet missing link revealed as DVR player | The Register
Malware Hunters Catch New Android Spyware For Governments In The Wild | Motherboard
Qualcomm and HackerOne Partner on Bounty Program | Threatpost
iPhones Secretly Send Call History To Apple, Security Firm Says | The Intercept
Antivirus tools are a useless box-ticking exercise says Google security chap | The Register
Mobile App Security Top Concern for Health IT Decision Makers | HealthIT Security
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