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iPhone hits another security speedbump

Apple's ongoing struggles with poor security-related design choices have extended to the iPhone.  According to security researcher Aviv Raff, everyone's favorite mobile device is vulnerable to two separate security weaknesses that expose millions of users to phishing and spamming attacks.

October 6, 2008 by

Attacks on NFC mobile phones demonstrated

Yesterday, Collin Mulliner of the trifinite.group, a group of computer experts researching insecurities in wireless communications, has released the slides as well as the research tools he came up with in order to demonstrate various attacks and vulnerabilities in Near Field Communication mobile phones, a technology that will change the face of mobile payments, and naturally result in more innovative mobile phishing and malware attempts.

May 28, 2008 by

A new system to fight phishing

CyLab researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have developed a new anti-phishing tool to protect mobile users. Their Phoolproof Phishing Prevention system can prevent users of cell phones, PDAs or even laptops from network-based attacks, even when they make mistakes. This system is based on a really simple concept. But read more...

September 4, 2006 by

Phishers lure victim with text message

A Chinese man has been conned out of more than AU$20,000 after falling victim to a text message-based phishing scam.Last week, an individual identified only as Mr Wang from Beijing received a text message on his mobile phone warning him that he had bought goods worth 18,000 yuan (approx AU$3,000).

October 17, 2005 by

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