“An Android flaw has been uncovered that lets malware insert malicious code into other apps, gain access to the user’s credit card data and take control of the device’s settings,” Leo Kelion reports for BBC News. 765 more words
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Similar to my recent posts, to my fortune, I have been doing much more networking as of late. I am also lucky to having been given the freedom and guidance around our Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers which assign IPs to devices throughout the network.
“In a paper presented — and awarded the Ken Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award — at the ACM SIGMETRICS conference on June 18, Jason Nieh, professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, and PhD candidate Nicolas Viennot reported that they have discovered a crucial security problem in Google Play, the official Android app store where millions of users of Android, the most popular mobile platform, get their apps,” ScienceDaily reports. 624 more words
At this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple announced that it’s changing how a device’s MAC address is communicated to WiFi access points in iOS 8. 704 more words
Last week, as we reported, Apple made a tiny technical change that could make it more difficult for marketers to spy on you. The company changed a setting that broadcasts an iPhone’s Media Access Control (MAC) address to any Wi-Fi network within range. 632 more words
“Various news outlets are now reporting that Apple has effectively killed location tracking or offline analytics for iPhones with a change in iOS 8 that conceals the phone’s correct MAC address,” Greg Sterling reports for Marketing Land. 247 more words