Category: Mobile


Mobile, Privacy protection

EU to introduce data-sharing measures with US in weeks

November 4, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The European Commission (EC) will issue updated legal contacts that will outline how companies and businesses can share data with the US – without breaching European Union (EU) privacy laws – within weeks. The move is designed to give legal […]

Mobile, Mobile security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Election Security: How Mobile Devices Are Shaping the Way We Work, Play and Vote

October 28, 2020

Via: Threat Post

The line between our personal and professional lives is blurring in an unprecedented fashion as we approach the 2020 presidential election. From Oracle and Walmart’s plans to invest in TikTok to a bug in Joe Biden’s campaign app that exposed […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Experts Warn of Privacy Risks Caused by Link Previews in Messaging Apps

October 26, 2020

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers over the weekend disclosed new security risks associated with link previews in popular messaging apps that cause the services to leak IP addresses, expose links sent via end-to-end encrypted chats, and even unnecessarily download gigabytes of data stealthily […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Is Video Conferencing Still A Security Risk to Your Business?

October 22, 2020

Via: Zone Alarm

This year with COVID, the American worker is working differently –as well as shopping, being entertained, and living differently. Part of that difference very likely involves conducting meetings virtually, with video conference platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, GoTo […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Trump and Biden campaign apps easy targets for cyber criminals

October 21, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

US president Donald Trump may seem to believe nobody gets hacked, and that to get hacked you need “someone with 197 IQ” and “about 15% of your password”, but his official campaign app is right now vulnerable to an easy-to-exploit […]

Mobile, Privacy protection

Amazon Prime Day—8 tips for safer shopping

October 13, 2020

Via: Malwarebytes

Avid Amazon Prime Day shoppers may have been worried they’d missed it this year—thanks coronavirus. Fear not, last month Amazon announced Prime Day will take place three months after its original annual date, beginning today. And this year, it’ll take […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Watch Out — Microsoft Warns Android Users About A New Ransomware

October 12, 2020

Via: The Hacker News

Microsoft has warned about a new strain of mobile ransomware that takes advantage of incoming call notifications and Android’s Home button to lock the device behind a ransom note. The findings concern a variant of a known Android ransomware family […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Sophisticated Android Ransomware Executes with the Home Button

October 9, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A fresh variant of a sophisticated Android ransomware known as MalLocker locks up mobile devices – surfacing its ransom note when a user hits the Home button. According to research from Microsoft, MalLocker is spreading via malicious website downloads (disguised […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Chrome 86 delivers more security features for mobile users

October 7, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Google has released Chrome 86 for desktop and mobile, which comes with several new and improved security features for mobile users, including: New password protections Enhanced Safe Browsing Easier password filling Mixed form warnings and mixed downloads warnings/blocks New password […]

Mobile, Mobile security

Google Announces Android Partner Vulnerability Initiative

October 5, 2020

Via: Security Week

Through the new initiative, the tech giant also expects to improve transparency around vulnerabilities identified by Google’s own researchers, but which impact device models coming from the company’s Android partners. Google already provides security researchers with various programs through which […]