Category: Mobile


Mobile, Privacy protection

Mobile spyware maker mSpy leaks millions of records – AGAIN

September 6, 2018

Via: Naked Security

It’s one thing to slip spyware onto somebody’s phone so you can surreptitiously intercept text messages, call logs, emails, location tracking, calendar information and record conversations – that kind of privacy-spurning stuff. It’s another thing entirely to be the company […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Semi-annual balance of mobile security

August 29, 2018

Via: We Live Security

Mobile security plays an increasingly important role in the protection of information assets, and this applies to both home and corporate users. So, this publication will focus on analyzing the mobile security landscape based on statistics obtained during the first […]

Mobile, Mobile security

IoT, 5G Networks and Cybersecurity: A New Atmosphere for Mobile Network Attacks

August 28, 2018

Via: Radware Blog

The development and onset of 5G networks bring a broad array of not only mobile opportunities but also a litany of cybersecurity challenges for service providers and customers alike. While the employment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices for large […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Facebook Pulls Security App From Apple Store Over Privacy

August 27, 2018

Via: Security Week

The twin developments come as Facebook is under intense scrutiny over privacy following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year. Allegations that the political consultancy used personal information harvested from 87 million Facebook accounts have dented Facebook’s reputation. Since the […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Mobile Blockchain Ballot Trial Raises Voting Security Questions

August 27, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Smartphone voting will get a trial run during November’s U.S. elections. As part of a new pilot program, West Virginia has partnered with Voatz, a Boston-based technology startup, to allow some members of the military stationed overseas to cast ballots […]

Application security, Mobile, Mobile security

Offline Android apps get new security check

June 21, 2018

Via: Naked Security

How do Android users know whether an app is genuine? Currently, the best advice is to study the app’s source, but given they can be loaded from three – the Play Store, from a third-party source, or from an offline […]

Application security, Mobile, Mobile security, Security

Are your Android apps sending unencrypted data?

May 30, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Have you ever wanted to know what your phone is up to? Good, then this article is for you. Phones are locked down so you don’t have to worry about what’s going on under the hood. That’s great if you […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Sensor data can be used to guess your PIN, unlock your phone

January 3, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Turns out that those sensors in your smartphone that do all kinds of cool, magical things like give you directions, find your friends, let your Uber or Lyft driver find you, count the steps in your workout, let you know […]

Application security, Mobile

Apple’s new tracking protection is “sabotage”, claims ad industry

September 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

The ad industry is gnashing its teeth over Apple’s latest move to limit how we get tracked around the web. They’re concerned about the new version of Apple’s mobile operating system – iOS 11 – which will hit phones and […]

Access control, Mobile

Apple’s Face ID can be quickly disabled in an emergency

September 18, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

A week ago, Apple debuted iPhone X and Face ID, a new biometric security mechanism that replaces Touch ID. Face ID allows users to unlock their iPhone with their face. The same mechanism can also be used to make purchases […]