Officials write letter inquiring about SS7 vulnerabilities to the Department of Homeland Security

Two members of congress are inquiring about a potential mobile network vulnerability to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).  Last week, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) authored a letter to DHS Secretary John Kelly about security risks in Signaling System 7 (SS7) protocol. SS7 protocol is used by global telecom networks…

World Wide Web inventor speaks out about the future of the Internet

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, issued a statement this past weekend indicating he would like to save his invention. Berners-Lee intended the World Wide Web to create opportunities for people to collaborate across different cultural and geographic boundaries. But, with recent events, Berners-Lee worries his invention is not being used for…

Mobile World Congress 2017: What changes to expect in future Android devices

Last Thursday marked the last day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Major manufacturers and carriers revealed new device designs and plans for the future. Here are three Android upgrades that are expected after this year’s MWC: Biometric controls Android manufacturers are recognizing the need for high-grade mobile security by introducing biometric controls on devices.…

HOBI International, Inc. weekly blog recap 2/27-3/3

Here is a recap of the HOBI blog for the week of 2/27-3/3 Study finds 2017 mobility will focus on cloud computing and data security A new study shows the majority of enterprises are focusing on mobile device management, cloud integration and data security in their mobile strategies. The study, sponsored by Clutch and DMI,…