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Is the computer security community so obsessed with demonstrating scary new attacks that it has neglected to improve defenses?
HTML5, which enables Web pages to mimic conventional software, also introduces new security problems.
The automated system designed to keep malware out of Google’s app store proves easy to evade.
A malicious Wi-Fi network could command devices to report future movements—and perhaps snoop on private data.
Near-field communication chips may let smartphones replace cash and credit cards—but they could also offer opportunities to hackers.
At this year’s Black Hat hacker conference in Las Vegas, attention turns from defense to offense.
Big problems could be ahead if we rely on conclusions drawn from individuals’ social-networking data.
The attacks are evidence of a growing political motivation among hackers.
New attacks highlight the growing threat to smart phones.