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  • Secure mobile messaging with Threema

    17.09.2014

    If you're concerned about the privacy of your mobile communications, there's a variety of tools you can use to protect yourself.

  • Researchers compile list of Android apps that allow MitM attacks

    05.09.2014

    Around 350 Android apps that can be downloaded from Google Play and Amazon stores fail to properly validate SSL certificates for HTTPS connections, and thus open users to Man-in-the-Middle attacks if they use them on insecure and open networks, a researcher with the CERT Coordination Center at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University warned.

  • Malicious and risky apps on Android and iOS

    05.09.2014

    Knowingly or unknowingly to the user, some apps can collect GPS data, grab your contact information, your phone ID, email address, etc.

  • Sneak attack through smartphone shared memory

    22.08.2014

    A weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and iOS operating systems could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users, research at the University of Michigan has shown.

  • Control Android app permissions with NativeWrap

    22.08.2014

    Tired with using mobile apps that demand unneeded permissions that open the door to data collection and worse? Researchers from North Carolina State University have come up with a brilliant solution to the problem.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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