Posts Tagged 'mobile security'

It’s no secret that mobile games are designed to be addictive. Unfortunately, this can be to our disadvantage. It’s all too easy to get carried away in the midst of a competitive game, often resulting in our putting security concerns on the back burner. Just this week, new malware was found hiding in 60 Android […]

Good news for iPhone users: Apple recently released its latest software update, iOS 9.2.1, to the general public. And boy, we’re glad they did. The update fixes a rather serious security flaw, which allowed cybercriminals to potentially monitor, copy and steal the data you use, send and access over a phony Wi-Fi connection. The stolen […]

In a live roundtable webcast yesterday, five Intel Security experts discussed predictions from the McAfee Labs 2016 Threats Predictions report, which was published at the end of last year. The webcast was moderated by Raj Samani, Intel Security VP & CTO. Raj was joined by Intel Security experts Bruce Snell, Security & Privacy Director, Matthew […]

We are seeing interesting changes in how researchers and attackers are exploring methods to undermine systems and devices. Increasingly, the focus is on the hardware. Vulnerability and exploit research is accelerating across the board with better tools, greater funding, and improved methods. As a result, more potential avenues of attack are being discovered and developed […]

Phishing messages and fake websites for stealing users’ credentials are a common occurrence. Recently, however, mobile banking users in China are facing a new wrinkle: phishing texts that appear to come from a major bank’s official number. The GSM standard is not a secure network because the authentication between mobile phone and network goes in […]