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Why the revised NIST mobile security framework looks better from a distance

by cyber_admin • 4 days ago

In this op-ed, Wandera's Michael Covington says what sounds good theoretically can be near impractical to implement.

Fake Telegram app on more than 100,000 phones infected U.S., UAE Androids

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

The Android malware pushed fake prizes to generate click fraud. The program’s developers borrowed open-source code from the real Telegram app.

A Chinese company has 25 million Android devices tangled in an ad fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Researchers declined to identify the company by name, citing an ongoing law enforcement investigation.

Google Play Store scrubs more than 100 adware-infected camera and gaming apps

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

It's only the latest revelation about how scammers are using apps as a way to leverage victims' phones, and generate ad revenue.

Scammers are spreading fake Jio apps to generate advertising revenue

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The issue is urgent for countires like India, where more than 800 million people will be on smartphones within the next few years.

A zombie game with 50,000 Play Store downloads was pulling sensitive data from Gmail

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

"Scary Granny ZOMBY" displayed a phishing page that appeared to be from Google. The Play Store pulled the game down in response to Wandera's research.

U.K. fines company that collected data from new moms, then sold it to Equifax

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Bounty UK collected information from new mothers, mothers-to-be, as well as the birth dates and genders of young children, according to the ICO.

The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.

E-ticketing system exposes airline passengers' personal information via email

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The weakness is a check-in link that is emailed to customers, and it exposes information such as passport numbers, flight numbers, researchers at Wandera said. The affected airlines include Southwest, Air France and KLM.

New Android malware hijacks Telegram for surveillance

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

A new family of malware capable of comprehensive surveillance is targeting Android devices through Telegram, ESET researchers say.

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