Tags app security

Hackers use fake contact tracing apps in attempt to install banking malware on Android phones

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Exactly who is behind the 12 distinct apps remains unclear.

Zoom founder promises to remedy security, privacy concerns during a 'feature freeze'

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The company is working to address security and privacy issues raised in recent days about its teleconferencing platform.

Scammers tried using kids apps in the Google Play store to generate cash

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The 56 apps had more than one million downloads, according to Check Point.

One private equity firm sells Checkmarx to another for $1 billion

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Private equity deals usually involve mature companies, and typically result in restructuring with an eye on another sale in the future.

A coronavirus-tracking app locked users' phones and demanded $100

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The app is the latest reminder that trusting Apple and Google to serve as gatekeepers is an effective way to mostly avoid malware.

FBI assesses Russian apps may be counterintelligence threat

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

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

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