How to leak sensitive data from an isolated computer (air-gap) to a near by mobile phone
Tomorrow at MALCON 2014, security researcher Mordechai Guri with guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben Gurion University in Israel will present a breakthrough method ("AirHopper) ...
US spies on mobile phones from the sky, report says
US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Review: Sharp Aquos Crystal will make you take notice
Sharp is not the first company that comes to mind when you think about cellphones, but its new Aquos Crystal is starting to turn some heads with its edgeless screen design.
Contactless cards fail to recognise foreign currency
A flaw in Visa's contactless credit cards means they will approve unlimited cash transactions without a PIN when the amount is requested in a foreign currency.
Review: Apple Pay in action
If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't ...
Target quietly testing mobile payment app to rival Apple Pay
At a time when the future of mobile payments is still up for grabs, Best Buy and Target have aligned themselves with a competitor to Apple Pay.
Family ties that bind: Having the right surname sets you up for life
If your surname reveals that you descended from the "in" crowd in the England of 1066—the Norman Conquerors—then even now you are more likely than the average Brit to be upper class. To a surprising degree, the social ...
Japan's smartphone 'zombies' wreak havoc on the streets
When the lights change at the Shibuya crossing in Japan's capital, one of the world's busiest pedestrian thoroughfares, hundreds of people with their eyes glued to smartphones pick their way over the road.
Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies
Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.
Apple Pay fails to unify fragmented market
Apple Pay, meant to inject momentum into a fragmented market for the emerging mobile payments sector, has instead highlighted the squabbles between retailers and the banking and payments industry.
5G is NOT 4G+1
Recently, Spaniards had to re-tune all television sets as a result of the introduction of 4G mobile networks. Their data transmission speed (10 times higher than the 3rd generation's) required a release of ...
Class action may be brewing against retailers rejecting Apple Pay
Rite Aid and CVS may face a class action lawsuit for boycotting Apple Pay and other mobile payments systems.
Microsoft surpasses Exxon as second most valuable company
The bull run in Microsoft's stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.
Study shows more of us are heading down the social ladder
A study led by Oxford University shows that, contrary to what is widely supposed, there has been no decline in social mobility in Britain over recent decades but rather than going up as in the past, more ...