The US' National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting and storing the locations of at least hundreds of millions of devices, even when they're switched off, according to Edward Snowden.
US citizens are now one step closer to being able to do (more or less) what they want with their gadgets, as the government petitions the FCC to once again legalize wireless device unlocking.
A US teenager is charged with distributing child pornography after allegedly hacking minors' cellphones through an SMS ad that installed malware, giving him access to the phones' content.
AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint have flipped the switch on databases that will track stolen cellphones and block them from being used on the major carriers' networks. Now, just make sure you've got your phone's ID number written down somewhere, and try not to go into a cellphone coma on the subway.
Out of those who reported that they had lost devices, 42% had no security measures in place, and one in five contained access to work-related documents or email. Young, male Londoners, you're the worst when it comes to losing stuff, but take heart: you're the best at making sure your lost gadgets are secured.
Academic researchers have demonstrated flaws in the Android permissions system that could allow rogue applications to gain access to SMS messages, GPS or even record audio from affected devices.
The second day of CanSecWest was a beautiful day in Vancouver. The day was full of information-packed sessions and anticipation for the evening dinner party reception. "SEH overwrite and its exploitability - Shuichiro Suzuki" Shuichiro, who works for Forteenforty, demonstrated Read more…