Category: Mobile


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

Joker Android Malware Dupes Its Way Back Onto Google Play

July 9, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A new variant of the infamous Joker malware has once again made it onto Google Play, with Google removing 11 malicious Android applications from its official app marketplace, researchers disclosed Thursday. Malicious apps spreading the Joker have continued to skirt […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Google Removes 25 Malicious Google Play Apps Stealing Facebook Login Credentials

July 1, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

Last month, Google removed 25 Android apps from its Google Play Store after discovering they were stealing users’ Facebook account credentials. The malicious apps, identified by security company Evina, appeared to be created by the same developer, Rio Reader LLC, […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Mobile, Wireless security

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

July 1, 2020

Via: Security Week

In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing. The FCC said the move is part of efforts to protect […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

New privacy-preserving SSO algorithm hides user info from third parties

June 30, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Over the last few decades, as the information era has matured, it has shaped the world of cryptography and made it a varied landscape. Amongst the myriad of encoding methods and cryptosystems currently available for ensuring secure data transfers and […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Data Privacy, Other Measures Qualify for California Ballot

June 26, 2020

Via: Security Week

They are among 11 measures Secretary of State Alex Padilla certified on Thursday for the Nov. 3 ballot. Others include two constitutional amendments approved by the Legislature, which would overturn the state’s ban on affirmative action and restore the voting […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Want better mobile security or privacy? Try these Android and iOS alternatives

June 24, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In a market dominated by Android and iOS, a few mobile operating systems are daring to do something different. Graphene offers increased security for high-risk individuals and organizations, while /e/ wants to make privacy accessible to everyone. The two OSes […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

French Court Upholds $56 Million Google GDPR Fine

June 22, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

France’s top court has upheld a €50 million ($56 million) fine against Google for violating the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation with its advertising personalization model that lacked adequate user consent measures, according to CNIL, France’s regulatory authority. The fine […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Half of shoppers don’t want to share their data

June 19, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Retailers are struggling to offer more personalised shopping experiences due to widespread unwillingness from consumers to share their data. New research has found that 50% of UK consumers are still reluctant to share their personal data with retailers, despite many […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

U.S. Officials ‘Alarmed’ by Zoom Cooperation With China

June 15, 2020

Via: Security Week

Last week, Zoom confirmed that, at the request of the Chinese government to block four June 4 meetings that were illegal in the country, it closed the accounts of three individuals located outside China, namely Lee Cheuk-yan, Wang Dan, and […]

Mobile, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

100,000 cheap wireless cameras vulnerable to hacking

June 12, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Consumer advocacy organisation Which? has issued a warning over the security of wireless camera brands made by China-based HiChip and urged the owners of more than 100,000 devices thought to be active in the UK to stop using their cameras […]