Why BT is almost right with its advice about protecting your smartphone and tablet from viruses and malware

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Why BT is almost right with its advice about protecting your smartphone and tablet from viruses and malware

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Another article about mobile malware that fails to talk about the real security threat on mobile today. According to a recent post published by BT: Many malware threats on Windows come from infected web sites, scams spread by email and social engineering tricks - and the same applies to mobile devices. Even so, if you use y...

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Leaking apps, not malware, pose greatest mobile threat to enterprises, says NowSecure CEO

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Leaking apps, not malware, pose greatest mobile threat to enterprises, says NowSecure CEO

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According to Andrew Hoog, CEO of NowSecure: Leaky mobile apps, not mobile malware, pose the greatest mobile threat to the enterprise, according to , a maker of mobile app security testing products. The mobile industry is mostly focused on malware. We think that is a legacy from computers….What we see driving risk in the mob...

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Why we need a WHOIS database for apps

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Why we need a WHOIS database for apps

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In case you don't know what a WHOIS database is, it's a central database where records are kept about domain names. You type in a domain name and the WHOIS database will tell you who owns it, when it was registered, who the technical contacts are etc. It's not entirely accurate and it's not as up to date as it could be. But it'...

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Security company M86 Security Labs inadvertently aids HMRC phishing attack

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Security company M86 Security Labs inadvertently aids HMRC phishing attack

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Web security company M86 Security Labs, which is now part of TrustWave SpiderLabs, is inadvertently helping fraudsters to carry out phishing attacks against HM Revenue & Customs. The spoof emails involved in the ongoing attack look practically the same as many previous HMRC phishing emails — and that's because the conte...

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Kaspersky discovers CAPTCHA-duping Podec malware spread via malicious links

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Kaspersky discovers CAPTCHA-duping Podec malware spread via malicious links

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Kaspersky has just reported details about what it believes is the first malware to successfully outwit the CAPTCHA image recognition system. Podec uses a technique to trick the CAPTCHA it is a person in a bid to infect thousands of Android users and subscribe them to premium-rate services. According to SC Magazine: Infect...

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AppMakr the World’s fastest growing app platform offers MetaCert Security API

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AppMakr the World’s fastest growing app platform offers MetaCert Security API

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AppMakr is the world’s first App Platform to offer developers in-app security. In partnership with MetaCert consumers will be protected from mobile malware & phishing attacks March 11th, 2015, San Francisco, California -- AppMakr today launched a new kind of in-app security service for mobile app publishers.  The int...

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