There’s an app for that: web skimmers found on PaaS Heroku

Cybercriminals are abusing platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud provider Heroku to build web skimming apps and steal customer data.

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Mobile Menace Monday: Dark Android Q rises

The Android Q operating system is being developed with privacy and security in mind. We take a look at both, examining new features intended for giving users better control of their devices and data.

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Browser push notifications: a feature asking to be abused

Whoever invented browser push notifications must have been able to guess they would be abused for advertising. This post explains what they are and how to disable them.

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All the reasons why cybercriminals want to hack your phone

Why would a criminal want to hack your phone? Perhaps the better question may be: Why wouldn’t they? We take a look at all the reasons hackers have for breaking into your most precious device—and what you can do to stop it.

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“Who visits your Twitter profile” spam app brings week of chaos

Last week saw a Twitter spam app claiming to show who “viewed your profile” and spreading throughout the social media platform. See how it spread, and what you can do to avoid being caught by this common scam.

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Facebook worries: I didn’t post that

What could have happened when you find Facebook posts or messages that you didn’t post or send? And what are the actions you can take to prevent further abuse?

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An Infosec Spring clean

Spring has indeed sprung, but it’s never too late to have a wander through your security settings and features. Unfortunately, we have so many accounts these days that it’s hard to keep track of them all, but this round-up may help you on your way.

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“Exclusive” Fallout 4 iOS Release Banished to the Wasteland

We take a look at an iOS app which claims to be an “exclusive” release of the recently released console and PC RPG Fallout 4.

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