Telecom

What can hackers do with your mobile number?

Boris Johnson's personal phone number has been publicly available on the internet for 15 years, it has been revealed. Listed at the bottom of a 2006 press release, the number has reportedly been accessible online from the ...

Security

Police in Europe bust gang hijacking celeb phones, arrest 10

Police have arrested 10 people in the U.K., Belgium and Malta for allegedly hijacking mobile phones belonging to U.S. celebrities including internet influencers, sports stars and musicians to steal personal information and ...

Security

Carriers' insecure procedures make life easy for SIM swap tricksters

So, you have confidence that you are safe from attackers who wreak havoc with authentication weaknesses? Think again or at least consider recent research findings. Five carriers used insecure authentication challenges—insecurity ...

Software

Confide off-the-record app comes to Android

(Phys.org) —Ask any teenager trading selfies and very random thoughts: Some messages unlike diamonds should best be not forever. Confide, a company that makes an app with the same name, thinks that business people have ...