Category: Mobile Phones

New privacy attack against mobile users

Researchers reveal new privacy attack against 3G, 4G, and 5G mobile users 5G cellular mobile communications, when implemented, are expected to provide high bandwidth, low latency, energy savings, better connectivity, but security and privacy must also be assured. The security challenges are many but, luckily for us all, researchers are already probing the draft standard for weaknesses. Much of the research has focused on the security and privacy of 5G AKA, the Authenticated Key Exchange standardized by the 3rd Generation Partnership…

Samsung Galaxy S7

The Samsung Galaxy S7 doesn’t look like a huge step forward over 2015’s model. It’s no larger and there’s no major design overhaul – only incremental performance and camera upgrades. But, overall, it makes complete sense: it’s now the 5.1in counterpoint to the 5.5in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge; it’s the phone you want if you prefer a smaller handset; and it’s the phone you want if you don’t want to pony…