Posts Tagged 'mobile security'

Since the discovery of the Android banking Trojan SpyLocker, Intel Security has closely monitored this threat. SpyLocker first appeared disguised as Adobe Flash Player and targeted customers of banks in Australia, New Zealand, and Turkey. Recently we have found that the distribution method for this malware has changed. In addition to employing malicious websites that […]

Do you remember the first time you posted on social media? Maybe it was a blog on LiveJournal or an album of prom pictures on Facebook (bet that’s private now). If you’re like me, pressing that ‘share’ button probably felt a little scary. Who can actually see this stuff? Where does it go? As our […]

The popularity of Android devices and applications makes it a target for malware and other threats. This post is the first in a short series on Android application security. Similar to its use for web applications, penetration (“pen”) testing is a part of developing mobile applications. We will discuss in detail the process for performing […]

Advertising is one of the primary methods to generate money from mobile devices. Ads can be displayed in the browser when you visit a specific website or can appear in free apps. In the case of mobile apps, the developer must select a theme that attracts many users to increase revenues. There is probably no […]

Your family photos, your savings account, and maybe even your dating life are all hidden behind one thing: a password. A combination of letters and numbers protects your personal information from the hands of hackers. Last Thursday, we filled your social media feeds with articles, videos and Tweets, hoping to raise password awareness on World […]