Increased Use of Mobile Banking Apps May Lead to Cyber Attacks, FBI Warns

Increased Use of Mobile Banking Apps May Lead to Cyber Attacks, FBI Warns

The Covid-19 lockdown and stay-at-home orders have changed the way we work, shop and handle our finances. As mobile banking tools become a go-to alternative for customers who continue in the struggle ...
Abandoned Mobile Apps Are a Security Problem, Research Finds

Abandoned Mobile Apps Are a Security Problem, Research Finds

Mobile apps dropped by developers and removed from official stores remain a security issue because many people continue to use them daily, according to new research from Wandera. Not all mobile apps ...
Cyber security researchers uncover hidden backdoors and secret commands in 12,000 Android apps

Cyber security researchers uncover hidden backdoors and secret commands in 12,000 Android apps

The use of mobile apps is a part of our daily routine, and anyone using a smartphone has downloaded and installed a variety of them on his device, be it a game, ...
passwords

What Is Sign in with Apple’s Impact on Development?

 With more than 5 billion mobile phones on the market around the globe, mobile security is more important than ever. And the recent announcement from Apple around its Sign in with Apple guidelines ...
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Mobile App Security: Securing From the Start

Researchers at the app security technology provider Promon recently revealed a dangerous flaw christened “StrandHogg” they allege is present in every version of Android up to and including Android 10, released in ...
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Fleeceware – 25 Play Store apps that empty your pockets

Fleeceware – 25 Play Store apps that empty your pockets

Last September, security researchers reported a number of app publishers that practice a shady business model, charging excessive amounts for apps if the user does not cancel the “subscription” before a free ...
location data

Don’t (Geo)Fence Me In: Courts Order Google To Give Up Location Data

The danger in forcing companies with location-tracking apps to hand over the data to help solve crimes When you install a “Black Friday” app on your cellphone, you aren’t really expecting it ...
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Android “Ghost Click” Apps, New Apple Siri Privacy Protections, Credit Card Spying

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 84 for September 2nd 2019: “Ghost click” Android apps ...
Improved, Stable Tor Browser Released for Android

Improved, Stable Tor Browser Released for Android

Great news for users who want to hide their location when surfing the web and prevent websites from tracking their activity: Tor, the online security and privacy-focused browser, is now available on ...
Organizations Still Don’t Get Mobile Security

Study: Organizations Still Don’t Get Mobile Security

When it comes to the security of their mobile applications, it seems organizations are still not getting it. Even when they are able to check off security compliance checklists and remain compliant ...
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