Improving security for mobile devices: CISA issues guides

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:20:57 +0000

CISA has released actionable guides with advice on how to improve security for mobile devices, both for consumers and organizations.

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NSA issues advice for securing wireless devices

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:41:14 +0000

It may seem trivial for the NSA to provide guidance in this field, but maybe if even the NSA are saying it people might actually start paying attention!

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QR code scams are making a comeback

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:02:31 +0000

With QR codes being used more as a means to help create a COVID-19 proof environment, we’re also seeing a comeback of QR codes scams.

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New Breed of Fuel Pump Skimmer? Not Really

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:43:42 +0000

Fraud investigators say they’ve uncovered a sophisticated new breed of credit card skimmers being installed at gas pumps that is capable of relaying stolen card data via mobile text message, thereby enabling fraudsters to collect it from anywhere in the world. One interesting component of this criminal innovation is a small cellphone and Bluetooth-enabled device hidden inside the contactless payment terminal of the pump, which appears to act as a Bluetooth hub that wirelessly gathers card data from multiple compromised pumps at a given filling station.

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New Breed of Fuel Pump Skimmer Uses SMS and Bluetooth

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:43:42 +0000

Fraud investigators say they’ve uncovered a sophisticated new breed of credit card skimmers being installed at gas pumps that is capable of relaying stolen card data via mobile text message, thereby enabling fraudsters to collect it from anywhere in the world. One interesting component of this criminal innovation is a small cellphone and Bluetooth-enabled device hidden inside the contactless payment terminal of the pump, which appears to act as a Bluetooth hub that wirelessly gathers card data from multiple compromised pumps at a given filling station.

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