Posts Tagged 'app security'

Remember that wallpaper they used to have at Subway sandwich shops? You know, with all the pictures of clunky, outdated modes of transportation? Subway’s wallpaper always provided an interesting window into the past and gave the place a sense of nostalgia. So, imagine security researchers’ surprise when it was uncovered that Subway’s mobile app is […]

Have you ever watched the show ‘MythBusters?’ Each week, the show’s hosts band together to get to the bottom of questions such as: ‘Is running better than walking to keep dry in the rain?’ Today, we’re going to follow suit and bust some myths of our own – each one pertaining to Android security, of […]

It’s been a couple of years and your phone’s showing signs of age – scuffs on its once clear exterior, battery life that wanes in mere minutes, and a substantial wait time when powering on and off. So, you start to ask yourself, “Is it time for an upgrade?” Getting a new mobile device can […]

Feeling spooked? It may be because a ‘dead’ mobile app has come back to haunt you… Termed “dead” or “stale,” these waning apps introduce a multitude of security vulnerabilities to a workplace environment, and thus have been coined one of the biggest mobile security risks facing enterprises today. For some background, a ‘dead’ app is […]

Hola, Ciao, Bonjour, Gutentag, Nihao – Hello! Do you ever receive phone calls from unknown numbers, prompting you to stare at your phone skeptically as it buzzes next to you? Or, perhaps you decide to pick up a call only to be blindsided by telemarketers or your crazy Aunt Linda. Facebook is out to change […]