Category: App security

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 […]

Android, App security, Applications, Operating System

Why Android is safe from a WannaCry-like ransomware attack

May 16, 2017


The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft’s crucial security patches. Hmm. Millions of devices that are stuck on older versions of an operating […]

App security, Applications

Gmail for Android gaining anti-phishing security checks

May 5, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Earlier this week, there was a big Google Docs phishing scam that made the rounds and looked pretty convincing. Not long after, Google announced an Gmail for Android feature to fight phishing scams. Google is adding anti-phishing security checks to […]

App security, Applications

Cloudflare launches service to secure IoT devices from external hacks

April 28, 2017

Via: TechHive

Many people are worried about putting smart internet-connected devices in their homes or offices because of flaws that could allow attackers into their private networks. Web optimization and security firm Cloudflare is trying to alleviate those fears with a new […]

App security, Applications

Hackers could have stolen your Hyundai car using a now-patched smartphone app vulnerability

April 25, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai has offered its MyHyundai app for a number of years now, with its Blue Link functionality letting users remotely locate, unlock, and even start their car from both their smartphone and Android Wear-powered watch. Researchers […]

App security, Applications

Here’s The Most Popular Chat App For Cybercriminals

April 20, 2017

Via: Pymnts

The most popular communication tool for fraudsters, cybercriminals and other digital crooks probably isn’t what you’d think. While the thought of cybercriminals talking shady dealings might conjure up imagery of a digital back-alley chat in the depths of the dark […]

Android, App security

Report says Samsung’s Tizen OS on smart TVs is a virtual playground for hackers

April 5, 2017

Via: TechHive

When we’re shopping for a new TV, things like 4K, HDR, smart apps, and design all factor into our final decision. We don’t generally give much thought to the underlying operating system, but a new report about Samsung’s Tizen OS […]