Profile of Mathew J. Schwartz
News & Commentary Posts: 203
Mathew Schwartz served as the InformationWeek information security reporter from 2010 until mid-2014.
Articles by Mathew J. Schwartz
posted in November 2011
Network diagnostic software vendor issues apology to researcher who discovered its application secretly monitoring smartphone users.
Two-person development shop created software for secure text and voice communications on Android smartphones.
After Google releases a new version of Android, the time it takes carriers to update your phone varies wildly right now. One security expert says consumers must vote with their wallets.
Hacktivist group claims release of 38,000 emails related to the Feds' cybercrime investigations, in retaliation for stiff sentences for Anonymous members.
More than half of most popular Android smartphones run outdated--and insecure--versions of the OS. And update policies vary.
As proud owners of the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet walk this device through your company's front door, enterprise IT should be prepared.
Carrier IQ software, installed on more than 141 million mobile phones, tracks GPS location, websites visited, search queries, and all keys pressed.
Crackers reverse-engineer Siri Protocol, to extend Apple's voice recognition service to any device, at least on the sly.
Demonstrating proof-of-concept attack that runs arbitrary code on an iPhone gets security researcher Charlie Miller banned from Apple development program for a year.
Thirteen people jailed after British police break up a Trojan-application-using banking fraud crime ring.