Mobile Security

Zoom Taps Ex-Facebook CISO Amid Security Snafus, Lawsuit
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

The online videoconferencing service added Alex Stamos to the team and has also formed an expert advisory board to grapple with the pains of its COVID-19 growth spurt.

ThreatList: Skype-Themed Apps Hide a Raft of Malware
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of malware files are disguised as well-known social conferencing and collaboration apps.

WhatsApp Axes COVID-19 Mass Message Forwarding
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

Amid rampant misinformation, users of the Facebook-owned messaging platform can no longer send coronavirus messages to more than one user at a time.

xHelper: The Russian Nesting Doll of Android Malware
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2020

Ultimately delivering the Triada payload, xHelper goes to great lengths to become virtually indestructible once installed on a smartphone.

Official Government COVID-19 Apps Hide a Raft of Threats
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2020

Android apps launched for citizens in Iran, Colombia and Italy offer cyberattackers new attack vectors.

Apple Safari Flaws Enable One-Click Webcam Access
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

The white hat hacker who discovered the vulnerabilities received a $75,000 from Apple's bug-bounty program.

Beyond Zoom: How Safe Are Slack and Other Collaboration Apps?
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

COVID-19’s effect on work footprints has created an unprecedented challenge for IT and security staff. Many departments are scrambling to enable collaboration apps for all -- but without proper security they can be a big risk.

44M Digital Wallet Items Exposed in Key Ring Cloud Misconfig
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

Millions of IDs, charge cards, loyalty cards, gift cards, medical marijuana ID cards and personal information was left exposed to the open internet.

Zoom Kills iOS App’s Data-Sharing Facebook Feature
Posted on Monday March 30, 2020

Zoom removed its Facebook SDK for iOS feature after a report found the app sending Facebook "unnecessary" user data.

Apple Unpatched VPN Bypass Bug Impacts iOS 13, Warn Researchers
Posted on Friday March 27, 2020

The vulnerability can be exploited to reveal limited traffic data including a device’s IP address.