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APT Hackers Distributed Android Trojan via Syrian e-Government Portal

July 22, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

An advanced persistent threat (APT) actor has been tracked in a new campaign deploying Android malware via the Syrian e-Government Web Portal, indicating an upgraded arsenal designed to compromise victims. “To the best of our knowledge, this is the first […]


Mobile, Mobile security

iOS Security Update Patches Recently Disclosed Wi-Fi Vulnerability

July 22, 2021

Via: Security Week

A total of 37 security holes were resolved with the release of iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7, including a recently detailed bug that attackers could exploit to crash the Wi-Fi functionality of vulnerable devices. Tracked as CVE-2021-30800, the security flaw […]


Mobile, Mobile security

How to Fix the Big Problems With Two-Factor and Multifactor Authentication

July 20, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Getting a second opinion is a great idea in both medicine and end-user cybersecurity. Two-factor authentication (2FA) and multifactor authentication (MFA) are powerful tools in the fight against all kinds of cyberattacks that involve end-user devices and internet-based services. There’s […]


Mobile, Wireless security

Protect your smartphone from radio-based attacks

July 19, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

By now, most of us are aware that smartphones are powerful computers and should be treated as such. It’s not a coincidence that most of the security tips given to smartphone users – such as refraining from opening suspicious links […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Updated Joker Malware Floods into Android Apps

July 14, 2021

Via: Threat Post

The Joker mobile trojan is back on Google Play, with an uptick in malicious Android applications that hide the billing-fraud malware, researchers said. It’s also using new approaches to skirt past Google’s app-vetting process. Joker has been around since 2017, […]


Mobile, Wireless security

How mobile operators view security in the 5G era

July 2, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

There’s a major gap in security capability among mobile operators, which in many cases is not yet being filled by industry partnerships, Trend Micro reveals. In the 5G era, and a rapidly changing digital landscape, operators could broaden their security […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Remote dating: How do the apps safeguard our data?

June 29, 2021

Via: Securelist

The pandemic and the restrictions that came with it have led to an increase in the popularity of dating apps. For example, the total number of swipes on Tinder increased by 11% last year, with the daily number of swipes […]


Mobile, Mobile security

76% of IT decision makers more vulnerable to mobile attacks than just a year ago

June 22, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

53 percent of IT decision makers admitted that it’s not possible to be prepared for all the tactics and strategies used by attackers targeting mobile devices, a survey by Sapio Research reveals. Going one step further, 38 percent claimed that […]


Mobile, Mobile security

DroidMorph Shows Popular Android Antivirus Fail to Detect Cloned Malicious Apps

June 21, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A new research published by a group of academics has found that anti-virus programs for Android continue to remain vulnerable against different permutations of malware, in what could pose a serious risk as malicious actors evolve their toolsets to better […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Mobile devices are being attacked more frequently than ever before

June 16, 2021

Via: TechRadar

A large number of IT decision makers believe their organizations are more vulnerable to cyberattacks on business smartphones than ever before. A survey over 600 IT decision makers commissioned by Menlo Security found that while a majority of the respondents […]