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Category: App security


App security, Applications

Facebook responds to claims that it shared users’ private messages

December 19, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Following the news that Facebook has been embroiled in yet another privacy scandal, the company has released a blog post entitled ‘Let’s Clear Up a Few Things About Facebook’s Partners’. An investigation by the New York Times revealed Netflix, Spotify, […]


App security, Applications

New Android Malware Can Steal Money From PayPal

December 12, 2018

Via: Pymnts

An Android Trojan virus has been discovered that has the ability to steal money from PayPal. According to We Live Security, the malware, which is hiding as a battery optimization tool distributed via third-party app stores, “combines the capabilities of […]


App security, Applications

Google will start charging Android smartphone makers to use its apps

October 17, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Google is to start charging Android manufacturers for the right to pre-install its mobile applications in Europe as it seeks to comply with an EU antitrust ruling it is in the process of appealing. Android is the world’s dominant mobile […]


App security, Applications

PSA: WhatsApp security flaw could be triggered simply by answering a call – fix available

October 10, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

A WhatsApp security vulnerability could allow attackers to crash the iOS app as soon as you answer a call, and could potentially be used to hack your iPhone … The Register reports that the flaw was reported to WhatsApp in […]


App security, Applications

Facebook Faces Billions In Possible GDPR Fines

October 8, 2018

Via: Pymnts

The impact of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continues to take shape roughly five months after taking effect, and Facebook could be on the hook for billions of dollars in fines tied to a data breach of about 50 […]


App security, Applications

Facebook Says Hackers Haven’t Accessed Third-Party Apps

October 3, 2018

Via: Pymnts

Facebook, reeling from the latest security data breach that impacted 50 million users, said Tuesday (October 2) hackers didn’t access third-party websites with its single sign-on service. According to a report in Reuters citing Facebook, the social media giant said […]


App security, Applications, News and Press

New App Store rules will require all apps to have a privacy policy

August 31, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

In an announcement to developers through App Store Connect last night, Apple is requiring that all new apps and updates include a link to their developer’s privacy policy in the app metadata. The new rules come into effect from October […]


App security, Applications

A weird Instagram hack is locking users out of their accounts and people are furious

August 15, 2018

Via: Bussinessinsider

Instagram users are complaining on Twitter about a bizarre hack that locks them out of their accounts, and then changes the username, image, and associated email address. According to numerous complaints on Twitter, first spotted by Mashable, Instagram users are […]


App security, Applications

NordVPN updates iOS and macOS apps with new design focused on usability

July 26, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

In an effort to bring the benefits of a VPN to Internet users everywhere, NordVPN has updated its iOS and macOS apps with a new design that features a sleek and intuitive user interface. The recently released updates simplify the […]


App security, Applications

Facebook’s latest privacy feature sounds too good to be true

May 2, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook’s F8 even could not have arrived at a better time for the company, as the Cambridge Analytica scandal is almost forgotten. Mark Zuckerberg announced a bunch of new features for Facebook and all its other products, while mildly addressing […]