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New Android Trojan Kills Play Protect And Places Fake App Reviews From Infected Devices

Reportedly, researchers from Kaspersky Labs have discovered a new malware that targets Android users. Identified as Shopper.a, this Android Trojan exhibits a high level of maliciousness and different functionalities. The

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Google is looking to rid the Play Store of bad apps

Google has announced it is partnering with three cybersecurity companies to try and eliminate malicious apps from its mobile app store. The new App Defence Alliance will see Google team


Chance that flaws will ever be dealt with diminishes the longer they stick around

More than half of all security findings (56%) are fixed, but a focus on fixing new findings while neglecting aging flaws leads to increasing security debt, according to Veracode research. After analyzing

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Cyber Security For Startups: A Step-By-Step Guide

2019 has been a total disaster regarding security considerations. According to a report published by Risk Based Security (via Forbes), there were more than 3,800 reported breaches during the first half of the

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As consumers engage with insurance companies online, new types of digital fraud emerge

 As more U.S. consumers use digital platforms when engaging with insurance companies, new fraud challenges are likely to arise for insurance carriers, according to TransUnion and iovation. Click here to view original


Facebook Suspends Tens of Thousands of Apps

Facebook has removed tens of thousands of apps from hundreds of developers as the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues. In March last year it was revealed that the

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4 Best Cybersecurity Hacks for Businesses and Customers

By Kelly Wilson – Content Writer at Liberty Lending, Today, we all transact online, shop; buy movie tickets, pay bills, transfer funds, and businesses make bigger transactions on the internet.

Cloud Identity Theft

Behind The Data Breach: Understanding Cloud Security And Misconfigurations

Many breaches occurring today are applications that reside in the cloud. We often hear the cause is a misconfiguration on the customer side. So, what can be done to aid


The Future of Passwords

There’s an old Popeye cartoon where the famous sailor with massive forearms stands outside a cave that’s blocked by a giant boulder, and he yells, “Open Says-Me.” “Open sesame” wordplay

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Android “Ghost Click” Apps, New Apple Siri Privacy Protections, Credit Card Spying

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston.  In episode 84 for September 2nd 2019: “Ghost click”