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Protect Your Privacy Without Root | xda-developers

Protect Your Privacy Without Root | xda-developers | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
About two months ago, we covered PDroid, a root-enabled tool that gave users individualized permission controls for each app.
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Do Not Jump To Conclusions

Do Not Jump To Conclusions | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
A QSA apparently posed a question to the Council regarding the scope of wireless headsets used in a client’s call centers.  In this case, the headsets rely on DECT technology.  The response from th...
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Who thought PCI DSS v3 requirement 4.1 could include wireless headsets too?

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Daring Fireball: Security Trade-Offs

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Cloud storage is conveneient but comes at the cost of security and privacy.

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Here’s How the Security Behind Apple Pay Will Really Work | Bank Innovation

Here’s How the Security Behind Apple Pay Will Really Work | Bank Innovation | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
In an interview with Bank Innovation, MasterCard shared the technical security details for Apple Pay, which will launch next month.
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Great write-up on how Apple Pay works.

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Mobile Money: The Battle for Africa

Mobile Money: The Battle for Africa | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it

Companies are rushing to get a piece of potentially lucrative and ever-expanding mobile payments market in Africa.


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Who knew Africa will lead in mobile payments.

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Faisal Omar's curator insight, September 7, 7:48 PM
This is a good comprehensive article on how mobile money has been successful in Africa where market dynamics provide a perfect fit for MFS over mobile devices.
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Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries

Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries
News & Observer
The latest headlines involved nude photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities that were accessed via hacking and then posted online.
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If you store your data in the cloud without understanding the inherent risks, only are are responsible for it.  Who said cloud is 100% secure.

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Bitcoin Voucher Startups Aim to Help Africa's Unbanked

Bitcoin Voucher Startups Aim to Help Africa's Unbanked | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Voucher Startups Aim to Help Africa's Unbanked CoinDesk British bitcoin voucher service Azteco and South African startup Xoin have separately launched services designed for one potentially huge emerging market; namely, the unbanked...
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Another way to buy Bitcoins, through vouchers.

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Apple Negotiates Lower Transaction Fees With Credit Card Issuers for Mobile ...

Apple Negotiates Lower Transaction Fees With Credit Card Issuers for Mobile ... | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
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Apple Negotiates Lower Transaction Fees With Credit Card Issuers for Mobile ...
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Apple is slowly building its payments eco system.

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The FBI Finally Says How It ‘Legally’ Pinpointed Silk Road’s Server

The FBI Finally Says How It ‘Legally’ Pinpointed Silk Road’s Server | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
The prosecuting attorneys in Ulbricht's case argue, means that no illegal spying techniques were needed to pinpoint the world's largest anonymous bazaar for narcotics.
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Making illegal legal, only FBI can pull it.

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Will Square's New Cash App Punish PayPal? (EBAY)

Will Square's New Cash App Punish PayPal? (EBAY) | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Square’s new Cash app is a clear threat to PayPal. Here’s why. - Leo Sun - Tech and Telecom
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While PayPal, Square, and Amazon duke out the payments space, Apple's iWallet will make all of them to re-invent.

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Around The Coin (Podcast): Episode 30

Around The Coin (Podcast): Episode 30 | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
  We invited Joaquin Ayuso de Paul, CEO of Kuapay on the show. Juaquin has one of the most interesting startup stories I've ever heard, he built "The Facebook of Spain" and sold it for $99Mill...

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Great insight into world of mobile payments.

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YouTube Now Offers Fan Funding In Four Countries - Here's A Look At How It Works

YouTube Now Offers Fan Funding In Four Countries - Here's A Look At How It Works | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
YouTube thrives off the videos produced by independent content creators all over the world, and while it compensates many of them through ads, that money i... by Bertel King, Jr. in Applications, Google, News

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Tip jar reinvented!

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Donation pages within YouTube? Not possible you say?

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A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: What's the matter with PGP?

A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: What's the matter with PGP? | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
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PGP not the best solution for S/MIME?

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How hackers used Google to steal corporate data

How hackers used Google to steal corporate data | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Attackers used Google Developers and public DNS to disguise traffic between the malware and command-and-control servers
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"A group of innovative hackers used free services from Google and an Internet infrastructure company to disguise data stolen from corporate and government computers, a security firm reported"

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Everything You NEED To Know About Shellshock Bug In BASH - Darknet - The Darkside

Everything You NEED To Know About Shellshock Bug In BASH - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
The Shellshock bug in BASH is rocking the Internet, find out everything you need to know here including how to test for it & how to fix it on Linux & OS X.
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Good details on the Shellshock bug.

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oss-sec: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash

oss-sec: Re: CVE-2014-6271: remote code execution through bash | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
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Worse than heartbleed?

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A simple explanation of how Apple Pay works (probably): It's all about tokenization

A simple explanation of how Apple Pay works (probably): It's all about tokenization | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Forget contactless point-of-payment… that’s a solved problem. Apple’s use of tokenization is the interesting part [USUAL DISCLAIMER: I have no inside info, these are personal views] I’ve been using...
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Great explanation about Apple Pay in action down and under.

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Comparing ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ISMS to SANS CSC TOP 20, NERC-CIP, PCI DSS

Comparing ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ISMS to SANS CSC TOP 20, NERC-CIP, PCI DSSOverviewThis report compares CyberSecurity Framework ISO/IEC 27001 to other information security frameworks PCI DSS, NERC-CIP & (Though don't agree that the answer to all info...
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Great article on security frameworks.

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Bitcoin ATMs are cropping up

Bitcoin ATMs are cropping up | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
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Bitcoin ATMs are cropping up
The Seattle Times
Still, virtual-currency supporters see the growing popularity of these machines as a milestone that will help bitcoin ATMs become as widespread as traditional bank ATMs.
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Bitcoin ATM's are getting more common as the crypto currency catches on.

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Hacked Celebrity Photos Triggers Concerns About Privacy and Cloud...

Hacked Celebrity Photos Triggers Concerns About Privacy and Cloud... | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Hacked Celebrity Photos Triggers Concerns About Privacy and Cloud Security Consumers seeking options to prevent sharing of confidential information For Privacy and Security, Keep the Personal Data Out of the Cloud Because of news like the iCloud...
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Before saving anything on the cloud, one must ensure they understand the risks of doing so.

 

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iWatch mobile payments could change everything

iWatch mobile payments could change everything | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
iWatch mobile payments could change everything
CNET
The true game changer for mobile payments will be when the technology is inside a watch -- a skill that the iWatch is rumored to possess.
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Wonder if iWatch will catch on, first lets see iWallet penetration.

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BEWARE: Hackers are having a “Field Day” with Software Vulnerabilities - Heimdal Security Blog

BEWARE: Hackers are having a “Field Day” with Software Vulnerabilities - Heimdal Security Blog | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
The release frequency of critical security patches is far too low to cope with the massive and severe vulnerabilities in popular 3rd party software, such as Oracle Java, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player and Apple Quicktime.
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Password Managers: Attacks and Defenses | USENIX

Password Managers: Attacks and Defenses | USENIX | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
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Great read on password managers and their security.  They sure are convenient with a lot of risk through.

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Apple reportedly strikes deal with Amex, Visa and MasterCard to bring mobile payments to the iPhone | MobileSyrup.com

Apple reportedly strikes deal with Amex, Visa and MasterCard to bring mobile payments to the iPhone | MobileSyrup.com | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Apple reportedly strikes deal with Amex, Visa and MasterCard to bring mobile payments to the iPhone
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Now NFC use will pick up, it has to be the Apple way.

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The Gyroscopes in Your Phone Could Let Apps Eavesdrop on Conversations | Threat Level | WIRED

The Gyroscopes in Your Phone Could Let Apps Eavesdrop on Conversations | Threat Level | WIRED | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
In the age of surveillance paranoia, most smartphone users know better than to give a random app or website permission to use their device’s microphone. But researchers have found there’s another, little-considered sensor in modern phones that can also listen in on their conversations. And it doesn’t even need to ask. In a presentation at…
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Who knew gyroscopes could be used for eavesdrop on conversations?

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Garmr - Automate Web Application Security Tests - Darknet - The Darkside

Garmr - Automate Web Application Security Tests - Darknet - The Darkside | Security, Compliance, Privacy, & Payments | Scoop.it
Garmr is a tool to inspect the responses from websites for basic security requirements, designed to help automate web application security tests.
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One more tool to add for a penetration tester's belt.

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