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Mobile hacking - the new trend in the mobile app hacking world

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com

Mobile hacking

This blog sometimes runs the risk of become something of a Cassandra given the nature of the topics we cover. But we’d be failing in our duty if we didn’t bring things to your attention we think you should be aware of. As the old saying goes, ‘Forewarned is forearmed.’

 

And that said there’s rarely a dull moment in the online world with headline leading hacks happening on an almost weekly basis.  And the issues that have surfaced recently are very relevant to everyone who makes use of mobile computing. 

 

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Category: BullGuard News, Internet Threats, Mobile Security Comments

Top tips and app advice on protecting your iPhone

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com

Top tips and app advice on protecting your iPhoneThere are a whopping 300 million iPhones in active use today.  It’s a difficult number to get your ahead around because it’s just too large.

 

But think of it in terms of the population of the US which is just over 300 million, or five times the total number of people in the UK, and you get a better sense of how insanely popular these funky, snazzy smart phones are.

 

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Category: Mobile Security Comments

Massive mobile malware botnet detected in Asia. Is it coming here?

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com

Massive mobile malware botnet detected in Asia

Is this the shape of things to come for Android mobile devices?  A huge mobile botnet that is sending information to hackers in China has been detected.

Apparently, it’s one of the largest botnet-based attacks on a mobile platform ever picked up and it’s been used to date in over 60 spyware campaigns.

 

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Category: Mobile Security Comments

Hackers target financial apps on Apple and Google platforms

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com

mobile malware

Perhaps it won’t come as a great surprise but large numbers of mobile apps in the Apple and Google stores have been hacked, with financial apps being a particular target.  According to recent research we’re talking ‘significant numbers’.  

 

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Category: Mobile Security Comments

Apple's OS X Mavericks : TOP 6 great tricks

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Apple's OS X Mavericks : TOP 6 great tricks

 

Apple’s got a new version of its OS X for Macbook laptops and desktops, and even though some techies are referring to it as an ‘evolutionary’ upgrade, we’ve got some fun tricks for you to try.

 

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Category: Mobile Security Comments

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