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UK 'to Decide on Huawei 5G Next Week'

Britain is expected to announce next week whether to allow China's Huawei to develop its 5G network, an official said on Friday, setting out reasons for agreeing despite US opposition.The official said the decision had not yet been taken but it was likely to be next week.There had been speculation that Britain would allow Huawei into "non-core" elements of t
Publish At:2020-01-24 12:00 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Wire

New Bill Would Prohibit Intelligence Sharing With Countries That Use Huawei

A bill introduced this week by Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) would ban the sharing of intelligence with countries that use Huawei technologies in their fifth generation (5G) networks.The United States has long expressed concerns that Huawei equipment may contain backdoors that would allow for the Chinese government to conduct espionage operations, and some
Publish At:2020-01-10 22:15 | Read:374 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireles

Critical Vulnerabilities Impact Ruckus Wi-Fi Routers

Multiple critical vulnerabilities in Ruckus Wi-Fi routers used throughout the world were disclosed at the 36th Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) in Leipzig, Germany, held from December 27-30, 2019.Ruckus offers high-end wirelesss networking gear that provides mesh Wi-Fi (called 'Unleashed') and regular routers to hundreds of thousands of customers. The mesh
Publish At:2020-01-02 22:15 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Vulnerabilities

AirDoS: Hackers Can Block iPhones, iPads Via AirDrop Attack

One of the vulnerabilities addressed this week by Apple can be exploited to make iPhones and iPads unusable by getting them to continuously display a popup message.The denial-of-service (DoS) attack was discovered by researcher Kishan Bagaria, who dubbed the method AirDoS because it relies on AirDrop.AirDrop allows iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod users to share p
Publish At:2019-12-12 12:00 | Read:406 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Mobile

Huawei Asks Court to Throw Out US Telecom Funds Ban

Chinese tech giant Huawei is asking a U.S. federal court to throw out a rule that bars rural phone carriers from using government money to purchase its equipment on security grounds.The lawsuit announced Thursday is Huawei Technologies Ltd.’s second legal challenge this year to Trump administration efforts to reduce its already minimal U.S. market presence.
Publish At:2019-12-05 22:15 | Read:351 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Risk M

US Regulators Bar Govt Telecom Funds for Huawei, ZTE

U.S. communications regulators have cut off government funding for equipment from two Chinese companies, citing security threats.The Federal Communications Commission also proposed requiring companies that get government subsidies to rip out any equipment from Huawei and ZTE that they already have in place.It’s the latest action by the U.S. government agains
Publish At:2019-11-25 10:15 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

Canada Spy Agencies Split Over Proposed Huawei 5G Ban: Media

Canada's spy agencies are divided over whether or not to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei from fifth generation (5G) networks over security concerns, the Globe and Mail reported Wednesday.The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) were tasked with conducting a cybersecurity review to evaluate the
Publish At:2019-11-13 22:15 | Read:433 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

Bug Hunters Hack Samsung Galaxy S10, Xiaomi Mi9 at Pwn2Own

Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019 has come to an end and on the second day of the hacking contest bug bounty hunters have earned a total of $120,000 for demonstrating exploits against Samsung Galaxy S10 and Xiaomi Mi9 phones and TP-Link AC1750 routers.Of the seven hacking attempts scheduled for day two, four were a complete success. Amat Cama and Richard Zhu of the Fluoroa
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:15 | Read:387 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Vulner

China Slams US for 'Economic Bullying' of Huawei, ZTE

China on Tuesday blasted as "economic bullying" a US proposal to block telecom carriers buying from Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE.The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Monday that the proposed rules -- which also require carriers to remove any existing Huawei and ZTE equipment -- were part of an initiative to "safeguard the nation's
Publish At:2019-10-29 10:15 | Read:1287 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Risk Management Mobile

Huawei Lashes Out at Estonia for 'Unfounded' Security Claims

Chinese telecom company Huawei on Tuesday criticized the Estonian government and media for spreading what it says are “arbitrary and unfounded” allegations about cybersecurity risks related to the company’s mobile phones.Hong Yang, head of Huawei’s Baltic consumer business, said in a statement that the company “is always ready to defend its rights and intere
Publish At:2019-10-17 12:00 | Read:540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Wireless Securit

German 5G Rules Avoid Huawei Ban; US Warns on Intel Sharing

Germany released draft security guidelines on Tuesday for next generation wireless networks that stopped short of banning Huawei, as the U.S. warned again it would reconsider intelligence sharing with allies that use the Chinese company’s equipment.The Federal Network Agency catalog of conditions for suppliers of new 5G networks include requiring certificati
Publish At:2019-10-17 00:00 | Read:527 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Complianc

Majority of Simjacker Attacks Aimed at Mobile Phones in Mexico

Researchers believe hundreds of millions of SIM cards may be vulnerable to Simjacker attacks after determining that the targeted technology, despite being very old, is still used by at least 61 mobile operators across 29 countries.AdaptiveMobile Security, a firm that specializes in cyber telecoms security, last month warned of a new SIM card attack method du
Publish At:2019-10-14 12:00 | Read:666 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Vulner

US Warns Italy Over China and 5G

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Italy Wednesday of China's "predatory approach" to trade and investment, but Rome insisted its special powers over 5G supply deals would protect it."China has a predatory approach in trade and investment" and represents a "mutual threat" to the two countries, Pompeo said during a joint press conference with Italy's Fo
Publish At:2019-10-02 12:00 | Read:509 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Risk Mana

Magecart Hackers Target L7 Routers

One of the financially motivated threat actors operating under the Magecart umbrella appears to be testing malicious code to inject into commercial-grade layer 7 (L7) routers, IBM reports.These devices are used by hotels, resorts, airports, and in other public locations. According to IBM, Magecart Group 5 (MG5) is attempting to load code into the JavaScript
Publish At:2019-09-27 12:00 | Read:586 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Wir

SAP Mobile Infrastructure Security

SAP, like any other large vendor, is evolving towards greater mobility and providing access to its applications from different devices located anywhere in the world. Therefore, its product portfolio includes solutions that allow mobile users to interact with business applications such as those based on ABAP, Java or HANA platforms. In this article, you
Publish At:2017-06-21 16:45 | Read:3569 | Comments:0 | Tags:Wireless Security


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