Instant Messaging and Threats Related to Identity Theft Online

IM messaging security threats

Instant messaging (aka IM) has become very popular nowadays, with the statistics depicting that 2.9 billion users have enjoyed the benefits of IM via apps, such as WhatsApp, Snapchat, and LINE. It is worth noting that social media users stretch to 2.4 billion users, just to keep a perspective. Nowadays, people have begun choosing IM, …

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Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out Online

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

The way individuals and organizations use connected technologies day-to-day is evolving all of the time. As the inevitable march of digital progression continues, hackers and cyber criminals identify more ways to access our data, sabotage systems and generally cause havoc. With this in mind, it’s unsurprising that 2015 was the worst year on record for …

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How to Prevent Mobile Malware

How to prevent mobile 'Malware'

Malware is short for Malicious softWare, which is designed to damage or even disrupt the computer. The array of malware ranges from spyware to key loggers; some are for financial malware and includes ransomware. Protection against Malware is ‘anti-malware’ products in the simplistic terms, and there we have it.  Not much of an article though …

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Hackers Track Your Phone Whatever Protection Measures You Take

Hackers Track Your Phone Whatever Protection Measures You Take

Hackers have actually once again demonstrated that no matter the amount of security measures somebody takes, all a hacker needs to track their area as well as snoop on their phone calls and texts is their contact number. A flaw in one part of the worldwide cellular phone network permits cyberpunks to track phone calls, …

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Security Mistakes and Exploitation of Mobile Apps

Security Mistakes and Exploitation of Mobile Apps

Security mistakes in mobile app development are quite common and can lead to the user’s mobile device being compromised and his or her data being manipulated by the hacker. As the race for supremacy in the smartphones business increases, vendors’ focus on creating more sophisticated apps for their customers leads them to use the services …

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Spying on text messages remotely without having phone possible? Yes!

Text Spying

Text message monitoring is something that many people might desire for both good and bad reasons. Take an example of a parent who wants to make sure that his or her children can have a smart phone but is worried that they might expose themselves to danger by communicating with risky people online. That parent …

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Detect and Remove Phone Spy Software to Protect Your Mobile Device

Detect and Remove Phone Spy Software

We all use mobile phones, as they have justifiably been regarded as one of the top breakthroughs of the past few decades. Whether you use your phone for contacting your friends on the go or checking your email, updating your social media status online or enabling sophisticated apps like GPS, the advanced technology behind phones …

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Red alert! Private data of 500K Android users at risk

Private Data of 500million Android users at risk

If you just sold your Android smartphone, risks are your email, text messages, Facebook key and pictures are still in there, although you erased them.  As per the new research of the Cambridge University, at least 500 million Android mobiles are defective in the factory reset feature. As per the CNN Money report, a new …

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Now Federal Trade Commission will Examine Security of Every Single Smart Device

Federal Trade Commission Is Planning to Examine Security of Smart Devices

The FTC has introduced a new office, which is going to deal with the security and privacy risks emerged in new digital technologies. Its name is OTRI and will cover a plethora of different products and services, where cutting-edge technologies are applied. The Internet has become a necessity for the vast majority of people everywhere, …

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FREAK flaw now seems to be targeting mobile and credit unions

The FREAK Attack Now Seems to Be Focusing on Mobile

As it turns out, FREAK attacks are here to stay and they have now been targeting mobile OS. Credit unions will be probably facing troubles with the encryption, especially those that have been structuring their banking system for more than five years. New patches are on the way to confront with the urgent matter. FREAK …

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