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FBI assesses Russian apps may be counterintelligence threat

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The letter sent to Sen. Chuck Schumer is in response to concerns about FaceApp.

Scammers are spreading fake Jio apps to generate advertising revenue

by Jeff Stone • 8 months 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 • 8 months 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.

Fraud via rogue apps exploded by 300 percent in just a few months

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

Phishing rates stayed mostly constant from one quarter to the next, according to a new RSA report.

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

by Jeff Stone • 11 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.

Equifax, others must secure apps as part of New York settlement

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The New York AG's office says five company's apps were prone to man-in-the-middle attacks.

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