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Category: Mobile security


Mobile, Mobile security

7 Tips to Improve Your Employees’ Mobile Security

February 24, 2020

Via: Dark Reading

Most organizations support a bring-your-own device (BYOD) protocol in which employees use their personal mobile devices in lieu of corporate-owned ones. But it’s a mixed bag: Enterprise-owned devices offer more control over security; however, the business incurs the expense and […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

Haken Malware Family Infests Google Play Store

February 21, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Researchers have caught eight malicious Android apps in the official Google Play app store marketplace distributing a new malware family. The “Haken” malware exfiltrates sensitive data from victims and covertly signs them up for expensive premium subscription services. The eight […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Network security, Security

5G security is a mess. Could digital certificates help?

February 21, 2020

Via: CSO Online

As countries around the world begin deploying 5G technology, the promises of faster speeds and better service sometime obscure a host of security issues affecting the next-generation cellular technology. These security concerns exist despite improvements in data encryption, authentication and […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Mobile security

Google Play Protect prevented 1.9 billion malware installs from Third-party stores in 2019

February 13, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

In May 2017, Google introduced a security defense system called Google Play Protect to protect the devices running its mobile OS. Google aims at monitoring the behavior of the apps and the detection of the malicious ones once they have […]


Cyber-crime, Mobile, Mobile security, Phishing

Phishing Campaign Targets 250 Android Apps with Anubis Malware

February 7, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A new phishing campaign is attempting to deliver sophisticated malware that can completely hijack an Android mobile device to steal user credentials, install a keylogger and even hold a device’s data for ransom. The attacks are designed for mobile inboxes […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Critical Bluetooth Vulnerability Exposes Android Devices to Attacks

February 7, 2020

Via: Security Week

A total of 25 vulnerabilities were fixed with Android’s February 2020 security updates, and the most important of them are two critical severity issues is System. One of these is CVE-2020-0022, a bug impacting the Bluetooth component, and which can […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Google accidentally sent users’ private videos to random strangers

February 4, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Google has confirmed that some people using its Takeout service to download a copy of their data last year had content from their Google Photos account shared with complete strangers by accident. As 9to5Google reports, the ‘technical issue’ happened from […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware

Apple proposes simple security upgrade for SMS 2FA codes

February 3, 2020

Via: Naked Security

Apple engineers think they’ve come up with a simple way to make SMS two-factor authentication (2FA) one-time codes less susceptible to phishing attacks: agree a common text format so their use can be automated without the need for risky user […]


Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Apple Patches Tens of Vulnerabilities in iOS, macOS Catalina

January 29, 2020

Via: Security Week

A total of 23 vulnerabilities were addressed in iOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1, now rolling out for iPhone 6s and later, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch 7th generation. The flaws impact components […]


Hacker, Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware

Jeff Bezos phone was hacked by Saudi crown prince

January 22, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

In April 2019, Gavin de Becker, the investigator hired by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to investigate into the release of his intimate images revealed that Saudi Arabian authorities hacked the Bezos’s phone to access his personal data. Gavin de Becker […]