Posts Tagged 'mobile security'

Admit it. Social media has made your world a little smaller—and it’s all in the palm of your hands. Our online personas keep us connected with friends from all corners of our lives—sometimes that list of friends and followers reaches the hundreds, even thousands. From those we knew in high school, to old colleagues and […]

A security researcher from the University of Cambridge has found a way to hack the iPhone NAND memory hardware to sufficiently bypass an important security feature, allowing a brute-force attack against the passcode lock of an iPhone 5C. This is the same lock that stymied the FBI as part of the highly publicized privacy case in […]

  As smartphones get more sophisticated, it’s easy to forget their humble origins. Through today’s mobile apps, we can manage finances, order Ubers, and even do office work from the beach. But remember old-school flip-phones? They stood for one purpose – simply to make calls – and we all had them. Well, it turns out […]

The latest edition of the Quarterly Threats Report (QTR) was released this week by McAfee Labs.  If you’re not familiar with them, McAfee Labs is our research organization tasked with researching all the latest threats that people are seeing out there in the wild as well as looking as trends that help indicate what the […]

 La mayoría de las personas han escuchado la historia del caballo de Troya. Hemos aprendido la lección de la historia: no confiar en los regalos de extraños. Hoy, nadie usaría una estatua de un caballo gigante, excepto por algunos bromistas con un mal sentido del humor, aunque existen trucos similares en forma digital. Las personas […]