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U.S. Mobile Giants Want to be Your Online Identity

The four major U.S. wireless carriers today detailed a new initiative that may soon let Web sites eschew passwords and instead authenticate visitors by leveraging data elements unique to each customer's phone ...
Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

An entrepreneur and virtual currency investor is suing AT&T for $224 million, claiming the wireless provider was negligent when it failed to prevent thieves from hijacking his mobile account and stealing millions ...
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The Shared Security Weekly Blaze – MyLobot Malware, Updates on Third-Party Location Data Sharing, Fortnite Scam Websites

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 25, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox. This episode ...
Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant for Mobile Location Data

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the government needs to obtain a court-ordered warrant to gather location data on mobile device users. The decision is a major development for privacy rights, ...
Verizon to Stop Sharing Customer Location Data With Third Parties

Verizon to Stop Sharing Customer Location Data With Third Parties

In the wake of a scandal involving third-party companies leaking or selling precise, real-time location data on virtually all Americans who own a mobile phone, the four major wireless carriers have responded ...
Mobile Giants: Please Don’t Share the Where

Mobile Giants: Please Don’t Share the Where

Your mobile phone is giving away your approximate location all day long. This isn't exactly a secret: It has to share this data with your mobile provider constantly to provide better call ...
Your Phone’s Betrayal

Your Phone’s Betrayal

Look at your phone and ask yourself, do you rely on that tiny device for your business dealings? Your important family notifications? Your link to the outside world? If the answer to ...
How to Fight Mobile Number Port-out Scams

How to Fight Mobile Number Port-out Scams

T-Mobile, AT&T and other mobile carriers are reminding customers to take advantage of free services that can block identity thieves from easily "porting" your mobile number out to another provider, which allows ...