Posts Tagged 'mobile app'

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 […]

Wouldn’t it be convenient if the dangers heading toward our kids had neon signs pointing to them? Unfortunately, that’s not the way things work and, more often than not, the dangers are camouflaged, sometimes intentionally. While it’s normal for kids to have secrets, when you add technology to the mix, there might be hidden dangers to […]

In the world of mobile security there are two types of smartphone users: jailbreakers, and everyone else. Everyone else is fairly harmless. They enjoy their smartphones as they are, and, for the most part, lead fairly secure mobile lives. The same, however, cannot be said for jailbreakers—especially after one of the largest jailbreaking repositories for […]

Love is a powerful feeling that can cause an individual to do things they wouldn’t normally do—sometimes in a way that could compromise personal security. As we found in the Love, Relationships & Technology study released earlier this year, nearly 50% of people have shared or received intimate or sexual text messages, emails or photos […]

By the end of 2014, there will be more than two billion smartphones and tablets in use across the world. That’s two billion more opportunities for hackers to get a hold of valuable user data. As mobile devices have progressed, so has cybercrime, especially when it comes to taking advantage of apps that we use […]