Category: App security

App security, Applications, iOS, Operating System

iOS Password Popup Indistinguishable From Phishing Scam

October 12, 2017

Via: Geek

Every iOS user is familiar with the popups that require an Apple ID password before completing a task; muscle memory usually takes over to type the secret code and “sign in.” But, according to mobile developer Felix Krause, iDevice owners […]

App security, Applications, iPhone, Products

Warning: Don’t give your Apple ID password to any iPhone app that might be asking for it

October 11, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Any savvy iPhone or iPad user will tell you that popups requiring you to enter your Apple ID and password are a pretty common thing. It usually happens while you’re inside Apple’s stores, although they can appear unexpectedly. As a […]

App security, Applications

Paying for antivirus software is mostly BS

October 2, 2017

Via: Mashable

You’re just an average consumer, trying to keep your expensive electronics free from malware. And so you, like many before you, decide to pony up and pay for some fancy antivirus software. But this isn’t the ’90s, and it turns […]

App security, Applications

Gmail iOS app will now warn you about phishing attempts

August 29, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Back in May, Google updated its Gmail app on Android to warn about phishing attempts. It is now rather belatedly bringing that same protection to the iOS app. The protection kicks in if you click on a sketchy link in an email, with two […]

App security, Applications

How to expose flaws in custom-built mobile apps

July 19, 2017

Via: Computerworld

As enterprises develop more custom applications — many of them mobile apps as part of a mobile-first strategy — in-house developers are increasingly at risk of unwittingly using open-source code rife with vulnerabilities. Developing custom apps allows a business to differentiate itself from […]

App security, Applications

Your next Android might come with a ‘panic button’ to exit shady apps

July 11, 2017

Via: Mashable

We’ve all done it — clicked on that shady link, downloaded that questionable app, or hit “submit” on some online form only to instantly realize we’ve fallen victim to some form of hack. It turns out that Google might just […]

App security, Applications, iOS, Operating System

8 reasons why you should strengthen your iOS passcode today

June 23, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Every enterprise IT manager knows the ghastly truth: the biggest security weaknesses in any system are the humans using it. So, if you are one of the nearly one-in-ten iOS users (or even the one-in-three Android users) who don’t use […]

App security, Applications

It’s Time CIO’s Get Real About Data Security

June 7, 2017

Via: InformationWeek

Considering how the past few years have gone, it came as no surprise that the first half of 2017 has already been a terrifying ordeal in terms of the state of IT security. The WannaCry ransomware attack dominated headlines around […]

App security, Applications

A new Android attack with a cool name can wreak havoc on your phone

May 26, 2017

Via: Mashable

Most malware requires some form of active user interaction in order to infect a device — a click on a link in a phishing email, or the installation of software from an unverified source. But a new type of attack, […]

App security, Applications

Android Malware Used To Hack Russian Customers Was Slated For Global Attacks

May 23, 2017

Via: Pymnts

Russian cybercriminals pulled off a small mobile banking heist on their own countrymen with malware for Android mobile devices. By cybercrime standards it was a fairly small take — about 50 million roubles ($892,000) — but all evidence suggests that […]