Category: App security

App security, Applications, News and Press

Facebook publishes privacy principles for the first time

January 29, 2018


Facebook is getting transparent about privacy. The social network publicly published its privacy principles for the first time on Monday and is also releasing a series of educational videos to help users understand how the company uses their data, and […]

App security, Applications

Facebook just acquired technology to quickly verify someone’s ID

January 24, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook just purchased a startup that allows its customers to quickly verify that someone’s identification documentation is authentic. It’s unclear at this time what Facebook plans to do with the technology, but it’s not unreasonable to assume that Facebook may […]

App security, Applications

Facebook and WhatsApp malware attack is yet another stark reminder: Be wary of links

January 19, 2018

Via: Mashable

Hackers continue to successfully dupe people into clicking on shady (though carefully disguised) links, thereby gaining access to the text messages, Facebook accounts, and e-mails on both computers and phones. A new in-depth cybersecurity report — undertaken by the cybersecurity […]

App security, Applications

Snowden Launches Security App

December 26, 2017

Via: Pymnts

Edward Snowden wants to help protect your privacy with an app designed to transform any Android phone into a sensor for detecting intrusions. According to Wired, the app, called Haven, is designed to be installed on a cheap Android burner, […]

App security, Applications

Google Play changes aim to take Android app security and performance to the next level

December 21, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

The very open and free nature of the Android ecosystem has proven both a blessing and a curse for the world’s most popular mobile platform, leading to a largely praised hardware diversity but also oft-criticized software fragmentation and weak overall […]

App security, Applications

Facebook’s face recognition tech will alert you when someone impersonates you

December 20, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook on Tuesday unveiled a brand new feature that may improve your entire Facebook experience. Or make it even creepier. It all depends on how you feel about facial recognition technology. You’ll say facial recognition on Facebook isn’t new, and […]

App security, Applications, News and Press

The best mobile threat defense is mobile threat detection

November 22, 2017

Via: Computerworld

As enterprises push ahead with mobile-first strategies – and employee smartphones and tablets increasingly become business tools – the importance of mobile threat defense (MTD) is growing. Using mobile threat detection and defense, however, is no small task; the technology […]

App security, Applications

This fake WhatsApp app has been downloaded more than a million times

November 6, 2017

Via: Mashable

We’re surrounded by hoaxes, fake news, spam, malware and…fake apps. A fake Android app which was disguised as an update to the popular WhatsApp messaging service was downloaded more than a million times from the Google Play Store. Named “Update […]

App security, Applications

You now have seven minutes to delete WhatsApp messages ‘for everyone’

October 30, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

After joining the billion-user club a few months ago (more than a year and a half, if you count monthly active users), WhatsApp is gunning for the next billion with a mix of simplicity, security and convenience one could reasonably […]

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 […]