Category: Mobile Security

Mobile Security Threats — Mobile Device Security & Protection

Mobile malware has quickly become one of the greatest threats to cybersecurity. Stay ahead of the hackers by reading our bloggers’ latest findings and tips.

Scammers love to sell “Flash Player” for Android to careless users who are easily deceived. Although a series of these scam apps were deleted from the official Android app store after our recent report, malicious apps such as Android/Fladstep have reappeared in the store. This time scammers are promoting their sales tools using the RSS […]

Throughout the past year, many mobile messaging apps have come under fire for inherent security vulnerabilities. This month, WhatsApp (one of the largest globally used messaging apps) has gone to great lengths to ensure users’ personal data is protected. Their recent deployment of end-to-end encryption, one of the largest to date, poses the question: is […]

Have you ever wondered what kind of superpower you’d have? I’ve always wanted to send messages and ideas with my mind to others. My dream can sort of come true with near-field communications (NFC). You’ve might not have heard of NFC, but if you have a smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve used it. If […]

With mobile devices an essential part of our lives and privacy, we must protect that privacy against a form of mobile “spyware” that is openly sold and distributed and that threatens our privacy by secretly monitoring all of our activities on smartphones. In this context, spyware does not refer to Trojan malware that poses as […]

Cookies, while delicious to eat, are not quite always as scrumptious when found online. One type of cookie comes to mind that neither you nor your device will want to consume – I’m talking about ‘perma-cookies.’ Perma-cookies, also known as super-cookies, are used to help marketers create more targeted ads based on a user’s browsing […]