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Sony Xperia Devices Secretly Sending User Data to Servers in China

If you own a Sony smartphone either the Android 4.4.2 or 4.4.4 KitKat firmware then inadvertently you may be transmitting your data back to the servers in China, even if you haven’t installed any application. Quite surprising but it’s true. I know many of you haven’t expected such practices from a Japanese company, but reports popping up at several forums ... Read More »

Verizon Wireless Injects Identifiers to Track Mobile Customers’ Online Activities

The Nation’s largest telecom operator ‘Verizon Wireless’ is tracking its customers’ mobile internet traffic by adding a token to Web requests traveling over its network, in order to facilitate targeted advertising even if a user has opted out of their Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) options. The Precision Market Insights division of Verizon is collecting users’ data from Read More »

Samsung ‘Find My Mobile’ Flaw Allows Hacker to Remotely Lock Your Device

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is warning users of a newly discovered Zero-Day flaw in the Samsung Find My Mobile service, which fails to validate the sender of a lock-code data received over a network. The Find My Mobile feature implemented by Samsung in their devices is a mobile web-service that provides samsung users a bunch of features to ... Read More »

Koler Android Ransomware Learns to Spread via SMS

Users of Android operating system are warned of a new variant of Android malware Koler that spreads itself via text message and holds the victim’s infected mobile phone hostage until a ransom is paid. Researchers observed the Koler Android ransomware Trojan, at the very first time, in May when the Trojan was distributed through certain pornographic websites under the guise ... Read More »

Twitter Launches Digits – A Password Free Login Service For App Developers

There’s a good news for app developers. On Wednesday at Twitter’s first annual developer conference Flight, the company announced a new tool for developers which will allow users to log-in to mobile applications using their phone numbers rather than a traditional username and password combinations. SAY NO TO PASSWORD The service will be called Digits, aimed at application developers Read More »