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NowSecure #MobSec5 - Week of September 3rd

Football season has finally kicked off and we're cheering on our favorite teams, both real and fantas
September 7 · Issue #120 · View online
NowSecure #MobSec5
Football season has finally kicked off and we’re cheering on our favorite teams, both real and fantasy. In preparation for fantasy football season, NowSecure analyzed the risk level of 60 publicly available fantasy sports mobile apps and found that 38% had high and/or critical vulnerabilities. Find more details and analysis results here.
Here are your highlights from this week:
  • Czech Technical University’s CivilSphere project finds leaked location data from commonly used clock and weather Android app
  • Google Play erroneously removes popular crypto-mining app, MinerGate, after it complies with new on-device mining rules
  • NIST working on updated mobile security guidelines to address gaps in previous guidance
  • YouTube releases dark mode version of its’ app for Android
  • Compilation of leaks and rumors ahead of Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ event on September 12th
  • Five intelligence agencies from different countries band together to ask tech companies for more cooperation in law enforcement matters
  • Google’s Android Enterprise team details recommended requirements for rugged devices

Mobile (in)Security Series: location leaked over the network by android application | CivilSphere
Google erroneously banned a cryptocurrency mining app with 1M+ downloads | NextWeb
YouTube’s dark mode is rolling out on Android, for real this time | The Verge
NIST to Update Mobile Security Guidelines | ExecutiveGov
What to expect from the 2018 iPhone lineup at Apple's 'Gather round' event | Apple Insider
'Five Eyes' Agencies Demand Reignites Encryption Debate | SecurityWeek.Com
Android Enterprise Recommended gets tough, expands with rugged devices | Google Blog
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