Friday, May 23, 2003

Handset security flaws on the horizon

Software quality, especially data input filtering, is critical for mobile devices; especially devices that do not typically have user-updateable software.

News: Mobile phone hacking expected to spread

United States-based security company @stake has released a security advisory detailing a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability in the Nokia 6210 GSM mobile phone, and although the flaw isn't serious it could be a sign of worse things to come.

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