Category: Mobile Security

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.

If the laws of nature are capable of teaching us one thing it’s this: if it seems too good to be true, it usually is. One of the most popular apps in the Google Play Store was recently found to be just that – a fantasy. The app titled Virus Shield purported to “improve the […]

During recent weeks we’ve seen a new botnet kit advertised in several Russian forums. The iDroidbot costs US$1,500 and targets phones running iOS 7.1 and earlier, as well as Android 2.2 and later. The kit has some interesting features, including a credit-card number grabber and a method for draining mobile wallets. According to the developer, […]

A night at the movies previously meant compromising between an edge-of-your-seat thriller and that new Nora Ephron romantic comedy, with the biggest ding to your wallet being a $10 bucket of large popcorn. However, now it may end up costing you more than just the exorbitantly priced snacks. Movie ticket site Fandango as well as […]

As part of your overall personal data security, you should make sure you are using secure Wi-Fi connections for privacy of your transmissions, and to control who (or what devices) have access to use your Wi-Fi connection. An unprotected wireless network (or Wi-Fi connection) and can expose you to risk as hackers can use this […]

In China, some mobile phone geeks like to refresh their Android machines with images from the Internet. For some mobile phone dealers, this makes good business. They can earn extra money from refreshing phone ROMs for those users who want to erase a lot of useless applications in the original ROMs. However, making an Android […]