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  • Serious Skype Security Flaw Prompts Password Reset Page Removal

    Serious Skype Security Flaw Prompts Password Reset Page Removal

    Skype faced a fairly serious security threat today, thanks to a flaw in the system that allowed people to sign up with email addresses already in use by other users and then force password resets for any accounts associated with those emails. Reset tokens could be delivered to the Skype client itself, meaning people didn't need access to email accounts to reset passwords associated with them. Read More

  • New Android Malware Hides as Google+ App, Answers Calls for You

    New Android Malware Hides as Google+ App, Answers Calls for You

    Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a new mobile malware application on Android that disguises itself as a Google+ app. The app has the capability to record phone calls, as well as gather the GPS location of the handset, the text messages and the call logs, all of which are sent off to remote servers. The app installs itself on Android devices under the guise of being a Google+… Read More

  • Apple's iOS Devices Call Back To The Mothership

    Apple's iOS Devices Call Back To The Mothership

    Here's an interesting tidbit for you: whenever an iOS device connects to a Wi-Fi network, it automatically makes a connection back to the mothership. While the URL looks harmless, the potential for abuse is staggering. Of course, is anyone really surprised that Apple wants to check up on you whenever you use one of their devices? Read More