Mobile App Wall Of Shame: Trip38

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Compared to Android users, iOS users tend to feel fairly safe from lurking threats. But, occasionally, that sense of security is tested. Zscaler ThreatLabZ recently came across an app that had a significant flaw, causing it to leak the personal information of iOS users. The details of the app are ... Read More

RuMMS malware is back…with enhancements

Recently, the Zscaler ThreatLabZ team came across a nasty piece of malware hosted on a fake MMS website called mmsprivate[.]site. The site lures victims with what seem to be private photos, inviting them to take a closer look. Upon accepting the offer, victims fall prey to a malicious Android Package ... Read More

Fake Teleg’e’ram on Google Play

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Recently, the Russian government ordered the immediate blocking of the messaging app Telegram and requested its removal from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. In reviewing activities around this matter, Zscaler ThreatLabZ researchers noticed a fake Telegram app making the rounds in the Google Play Store. Zscaler informed ... Read More

Spyware presence in enterprise networks

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There are apps for everything, including spying. Users often download such apps for little to no cost and for innocent reasons, such as monitoring their children’s activity on mobile devices. However, what happens when the app is malicious and instead spies on the original user and the environments that user ... Read More

Don’t lose your privacy for Sarahah’s Anonymity

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A new app called Sarahah, which allows people to receive anonymous feedback messages from friends and coworkers, has been quickly gaining popularity. Though it seems like a good concept, the app has already been criticized for silently uploading users’ contacts to its servers. As a result of its quick growth, ... Read More