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New version of Faketoken Android banking trojan records calls, targets transportation apps

A mobile banking trojan known for using malicious overlays to trick financial app users into giving away their credentials has evolved further to target travel, transportation and traffic ticket payment

How to spot malicious mobile apps – Help Net Security

The pervasiveness of smartphones has resulted in an onslaught of mobile apps, and it’s pretty safe to say that, by now, there is an app for every imaginable purpose. Unfortunately,

Why mobile security is more critical today, but still just as challenging

Today our lives are inextricably tied to our mobile devices. We use them just like mini-computers, handling sensitive personal and work-related matters throughout the day. This trend is concerning because

Mobile Security Gap Threatens Enterprises

Concerns over the security of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) have garnered a lot of attention following the massive Mirai botnet-enabled DDoS attacks on Dyn and other major Internet

Google Play Let Malware Disguised as Messaging Apps in Store – Fortune.com

Researchers at the security firm Lookout have identified a family of malicious smartphone apps, referred to as SonicSpy. At least three versions of the malware, which is able to remotely control infected

Android vs iOS: Which is more secure? – Computerworld

Android and iOS represent the lion’s share of the mobile operating system market, and while there’s inherent risk with the use of any mobile device in the enterprise, Android presents

‘Invisible Man’ malware runs keylogger on your Android banking apps • The Register

A new breed of Android malware is picking off mobile banking customers, particularly those in the UK and Germany, we’re told. The Svpeng software nasty has been around for four

Five new threats to your mobile device security – CSO Online

A decade ago, mobile malware was considered a new and unlikely threat. Many mobile device users even considered themselves immune from such threats.  Fast forward to 2017, and more than

Lippizan: Sophisticated, targeted spyware on Google Play – Help Net Security

Google has discovered targeted spyware on Google Play that is likely the work of Equus Technologies, an Israeli cyber surveillance technology dealer. The malware, dubbed Lipizzan, was also discovered on

Mobile Security and Privacy

Anonymity refers to the absence of identifying information of an individual. In the digital age, user anonymity is critically important since computers could be used to infer individuals’ lifestyles, habits,