Posts Tagged 'mobile app'

With 2015 year in full swing, people are ready to begin a fresh start. But let’s not give cybercriminals a fresh start to to scam us. Being well aware of the feelings of bonhomie and genorosity that permeate the human spirit this time of the year, scamsters think up ingenuous and ever-changing strategies to get […]

Mobile banking is the new age smartphone revolution. While the computer and laptop brought the bank to our homes, the smartphone made it possible for us to take our bank along, wherever we go. So convenient it is that the global populace is rapidly opting for this method of banking. Though mobilebanking is not strictly […]

Free mobile apps may introduce security risks that need to be addressed. While businesses need to find ways of monetizing when consumers are not ready to pay directly for using an app,  monetization mechanisms that involve the use of user data should be legal, secure and an informed choice. A bigger disussion follows. 80% of the […]

Most people would never think to prank call themselves. However, they may be allowing their smart phones to do just that, by falling trap to a newly discovered security flaw. Gone are the days of the traditional prank phone calls, executed by giggling teenagers in a darkened kitchen. Today, mobile phones have not only replaced […]

Last weekend, it was reported in China that an SMS worm was wildly spreading among Android mobile phones, with more than 500,000 devices infected. The malware spread by sending SMS texts to a phone’s contacts with a message body such as: XXX看这个,http://cdn.<removed>.com/down/4279139/XXshenqi.com This malware is much more than just a worm. It is actually a […]