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Fake Mobile App Fraud Tripled in First Half of 2019

In Q2 2019, RSA Security identified 57,406 total fraud attacks worldwide. Of these, phishing attacks were the most prevalent (37%), followed by fake mobile apps (usually apps posing as those of popular

Cyber Security Today – Trust still needed in security, cheap phones may mean cheap privacy, dump these Android apps

Trust still needed in security, cheap phones may mean cheap privacy, dump these Android apps. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday September 23rd, I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Cybersecurity experts raise alarm over new SIM jacking threat

The vulnerability has to be addressed by mobile phone manufacturers and telecom service providers, he said.  HYDERABAD: A new kind of hacking threat targeting SIM cards of smart phones is

Simjacker vulnerability actively exploited to track, spy on mobile phone owners

Following extensive research, Adaptive Mobile Security has uncovered a new and previously undetected vulnerability. This vulnerability is currently being exploited and is being used for targeted surveillance of mobile phone

How to reduce the attack surface associated with medical devices

As the number of connected medical devices continues to rise, so does healthcare organizations’ attack surface. “Most medical devices available in the healthcare system today were not built with security

Uptick in Ransomware, Mobile Banking Malware

Ransomware dominated the first half of 2019, while mobile banking malware threats grew by more than 50% from 2018 to 2019, according to Check Point’s Mid-Year Trends Report. “This year collaborations between

Mobile ID Schemes Take The Lead Over Digital Identity Cards

Emerging economies in Asia and Africa are some of the biggest markets, as countries leapfrog analogue identities to benefit from the efficiencies digital registration and management bring. Click here to

Big Banks Vulnerable to Web, Mobile Attacks

Nearly all of the largest 100 banks are vulnerable to web and mobile attacks, which give hackers access to sensitive data, according to ImmuniWeb. “We leveraged an enhanced methodology from our previous

How mobile use cases in financial services are affecting security

Financial services organizations are increasingly exposed to cyber threats, according to Wandera. The report “​Mobile Security in the Financial Services​,” includes analysis of six months of security data from 225 financial

Protect privacy and provide secure mobile access to corporate data

In this Help Net Security podcast, Mike Campin, VP of Engineering at Wandera, talks about how their solution solves a problem that every business is facing today, which is how to