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IT Compliance

Privacy and Data Protection in Multimedia Apps

The mobile application (app) ecosystem has emerged to become one of the biggest global industries. Multimedia apps continue to be the most used form of communication and have not just

Mobile

Data Privacy and Security: Why Mobile Apps are the New Weak Link

There was wide outrage when the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, when it was discovered that a political data analytics firm was able to access data belonging to about 87

Identity Theft

What is digital ad fraud and how does it work?

Ad fraud can help fraudsters to generate revenue for themselves through fake traffic, fake clicks and fake installs. It can also help the cybercriminals to deploy malware on users’ computers.

Mobile Software

WhatsApp Vulnerability Spies on Users

On Monday, May 13, 2019, the popular messaging app, WhatsApp, announced hackers had exploited a flaw in the app’s voice call feature, installing surveillance software on users’ smartphones (both iOS

Mobile Software

Lessons From the War on Malicious Mobile Apps

Despite the openness of the Android platform, Google has managed to keep its Play store mainly free of malware and malicious apps. Outside of the marketplace is a different matter.

Software

What is application security? A process and tools for securing software

Checking for security flaws in your applications is essential as threats become more potent and prevalent.Application security is the process of making apps more secure by finding, fixing, and enhancing

Mobile Software

Latest Bluetooth hacking techniques expose new attack vectors for hackers

BlueBorne is a vulnerability discovered in several Bluetooth implementations. Btlejacking relies on the jamming vulnerability tracked as CVE-2018-7252 and affects BLE devices with versions 4.0, 4.1, 4.2 and 5. Bluetooth

BYOD/Big Data Industry Insights Mobile

The State Of BYOD And Mobile Device Security

Bitglass has released its 2018 BYOD Security Report. The analysis is based on a survey of nearly 400 enterprise IT experts who revealed the state of BYOD and mobile device

Software

Vulnerable Android password managers make phishing attacks easier

Android password managers can be tricked into entering valid login credentials into phishing apps, a group of researchers has discovered. They have also found that Instant Apps, a Google technology that