Posts Tagged ‘Cellphones’

Why Don’t Smartphone Users Have an Antivirus Program?

Smartphones may be smaller, and they use a different operating system, but that doesn’t mean they’re immune to hackers and vulnerabilities. In many ways, they’re at higher risk than personal computers and can provide attackers with a ton of information. So, why don’t they have antivirus programs? Risks to Smartphone Users Are Increasing The number [...]

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Baseband Apocalypse: New Way for Hacking Smartphones

At Black Hat DC 2011 Ralf-Philipp Weinmann a security researcher that discovered a new way for hacking GSM baseband systems. Attack scenarios against smartphones have concentrated on vulnerable software executed on the application processor. The idea of hacking these systems has been ignored because the operating systems running on these processors are getting hardened by [...]

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Japan to tackle Cellphone music piracy!

In collaboration between the Government of Japan and other music and telecommunication companies a new way will be presented soon designed to stop downloading illegal music to the mobile phones. The Principe of this new system is that when a user try to download a track to a mobile phone a special server will scan [...]

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