Profile of Mathew J. Schwartz
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Mathew Schwartz served as the InformationWeek information security reporter from 2010 until mid-2014.
Articles by Mathew J. Schwartz
posted in August 2013
A meme gained steam this week about child stalkers' ability to use GPS-tagged smartphones images posted on social networks. We break down the privacy facts.
Commonly blacklisted and whitelisted iOS and Android apps include DropBox, Netflix and Angry Birds. Why aren't more companies blacklisting mobile device apps?
To fight smartphone theft, public officials tell smartphone makers to add remote-deactivation, tracking and recovery features. But manufacturers may not do the job right.
Watch what you download: Study finds that 22% of the top Android apps in Google's official app store are adware.
Microsoft warns information security managers to validate access points or risk attackers exploiting weak crypto to steal network credentials, gain access.