Smartphone apps can help you with a variety of everyday tasks; they can also protect your phone from identity theft and hackers and help you keep your personal data from falling into the wrong hands.
Rather than wait for the user to do it himself, middle men in the Chinese mobile phone industry are pre-stalling malware, according to G Data. Some mobile phones are coming pre-installed with toxic software.
According to a newly published report on mobile malware from researchers at G Data, “well over 26” smartphones have been discovered shipping complete with pre-installed malware in the device firmware.
Earlier this year the same company revealed the presence of adware on Android devices, along with…
According to a Gallup poll, the majority of American consumers are more worried about identity theft than any other issue. This hardly seems surprising, since id theft is the fastest growing crime in the country. Stories about it are constantly in the news, and there has also been a dramatic increase in data breaches over the past year. Additionally, the growth of smartphone and digital use among consumers has made individuals and their personal information more vulnerable to identity theft….
No place is safe. And if you think only computer users should be worried, you are in for an unpleasant surprise….
German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale – even when cellular networks are using the most advanced encryption….
A new mobile Trojan horse has been discovered. It comes pre-loaded onto low-cost Chinese-made Android smartphones popular in Asia and Africa.
The trojan, dubbed DeathRing, is a Chinese Trojan that masquerades as a ringtone app and comes pre-installed. DeathRing malware app cannot be uninstalled or removed by the end user or by antimalware software….
With a smart phone acting as a master key, a hacker can easily gain access to someone’s home or car in hours, if not minutes.
Technology is progressing at full speed, becoming so inseparably weaved into our everyday lives that it is now seen as a commodity. However, not all breakthroughs are as awe-inspiring and jaw dropping as they….