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Canadians see increase in WhatsApp email scam - Globalnews.ca

Canadians see increase in WhatsApp email scam - Globalnews.ca | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
WhatsApp users may want to keep a watchful eye on their inbox. Many Canadian web users have reported seeing an increase in suspicious emails claiming to be sent from the mobile messaging service.
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Survey: A Quarter of Android Users Don't Know About Mobile Threats - The VAR Guy

Survey: A Quarter of Android Users Don't Know About Mobile Threats - The VAR Guy | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Kaspersky’s recent survey found that 28 percent of Android smartphone and tablet users are completely unaware of mobile threats.
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Moonpig jeopardizes data of millions of customers through insecure API

Moonpig jeopardizes data of millions of customers through insecure API | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
The online seller of personalized greeting cards and gifts shut down its mobile apps Tuesday because of a security flaw that could give hackers access to customer information.
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The POODLE Attack and the End of SSL 3.0

The POODLE Attack and the End of SSL 3.0 | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Summary SSL version 3.0 is no longer secure. Browsers and websites need to turn off SSLv3 and use more modern security protocols as soon as ...
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A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: Attack of the week: POODLE

A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: Attack of the week: POODLE | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
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Add-on site Snapsaved says it was Snapchat leak source

Add-on site Snapsaved says it was Snapchat leak source | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
The add-on website Snapsaved.com appears to admit that it was the source of leaked Snapchat images appearing online.
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Google Can Read Your Emailed Bills and Remind You to Pay Up

Google Can Read Your Emailed Bills and Remind You to Pay Up | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Google already scans users’ Gmail email accounts to show more relevant ads. Now the Internet giant is scouring emails for bills.
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Chinese City Creates Cell Phone Lane for Texting Pedestrians

Chinese City Creates Cell Phone Lane for Texting Pedestrians | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Texting while walking has gotten so bad in one city in China, officials have created a special pedestrian lane for cell phone users.
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This could be the Apple iCloud flaw that led to celebrity photos being leaked

This could be the Apple iCloud flaw that led to celebrity photos being leaked | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
An alleged breach in Apple’s iCloud service may be to blame for countless leaks of private celebrity photos this week.
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Android Security Is Under Fire—Again - eWeek

Android Security Is Under Fire—Again - eWeek | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
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Android Security Is Under Fire—Again
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The issue of bad SSL in mobile apps and specifically Android is not a new topic.
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Yes, Hackers Could Build an iPhone Botnet—Thanks to Windows | Threat Level | WIRED

Yes, Hackers Could Build an iPhone Botnet—Thanks to Windows | Threat Level | WIRED | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
A reminder to Apple and smug iPhone owners: Just because iOS has never been the victim of a widespread malware outbreak doesn’t mean mass iPhone hacking isn’t still possible.
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New Android RAT threatens mobile banking users

New Android RAT threatens mobile banking users | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
What is claimed to be the first mobile malware to combine the unholy trinity of private data theft, banking credential theft/spoofing and remote access, has been discovered by researchers at FireEye.
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On the Road Again (Testing Mobile Apps)

On the Road Again (Testing Mobile Apps) | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
You’re in good hands with Allstate – especially if you plan on leveraging their driver-safety mobile app currently being tested in several states.
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Malware alert: If you downloaded these 3 Android apps, remove them immediately

Malware alert: If you downloaded these 3 Android apps, remove them immediately | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Google has removed three apps from the Google Play Store, after they were found to contain adware. Worse, the problems didn't manifest immediately, but only after a period of time.
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In-flight Internet Provider Gogo Issues Fake SSL Certificates

In-flight Internet Provider Gogo Issues Fake SSL Certificates | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
An engineer that works on Google Chrome’s security team has discovered that Gogo Inflight Internet is issuing fake SSL certificates. Read More
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U.S. government warns on bug in Apple's iOS software

U.S. government warns on bug in Apple's iOS software | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - The U.S. government warned iPhone and iPad users on Thursday to be on the alert for hackers who may exploit a vulnerability in Apple Inc's iOS operating system that would enable
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Google reveals major flaw in outdated, but widely-used SSL protocol | ZDNet

Google reveals major flaw in outdated, but widely-used SSL protocol | ZDNet | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
It's no Heartbleed, but this problem in the obsolete SSL 3.0 is still sure to cause trouble.
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Connected Cars – legal issues and hurdles! | JD Supra

Connected cars are expected to generate $ 131.9 billion by 2019 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.7% from 2013 to 2019. But such growth shall face legal issues that not...
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NIST Developing Guide for Vetting Mobile Apps | SecurityWeek.Com

NIST Developing Guide for Vetting Mobile Apps | SecurityWeek.Com | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
NIST is developing a guide designed to help organizations determine potential security and privacy risks posed by third-party mobile applications before putting them to use.
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This flashlight app requires: Your contacts list, identity, access to your camera...

This flashlight app requires: Your contacts list, identity, access to your camera... | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Who us, dodgy?Vast majority of mobile apps fail privacy test A global survey of more than 1,200 mobile apps has discovered that the vast majority (85 per cent) fail to provide basic privacy information.…...
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USB Has a Fundamental Security Flaw That You Can't Detect

USB Has a Fundamental Security Flaw That You Can't Detect | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
We all rely on USB to interconnect our digital lives, but new research first reported by Wired reveals that there's a fundamental security flaw in the very way that the humble Universal Serial Bus functions, and it could be exploited to wreak havoc...
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Too many consumers leaving banking details on multiple mobile devices

Too many consumers leaving banking details on multiple mobile devices | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
A new report has found that consumers are laying out way too much personal information for hackers.
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Almost 1 in 10 Android apps are now malware

Almost 1 in 10 Android apps are now malware | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
Cheetah Mobile Threat Research Labs analyzed trends in mobile viruses for Q1 and Q2 of 2014. Pulling 24.4 million sample files they found th...
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CryptoLocker wannabe "Simplelocker" scrambles your files, holds your Android to ransom

CryptoLocker wannabe "Simplelocker" scrambles your files, holds your Android to ransom | Mobile Threats | Scoop.it
"If the crooks keep copying Windows threats that were financially lucrative," you're thinking, "we'll soon see Android ransomware that doesn't just lock your device, but locks up your data instead, or as well."
Guess what?
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