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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When spyware goes mainstream

Considering using spyware to surveil a cheating partner or keep an eye on the kiddos? Think again. Learn the telltale signs of spyware and why this suddenly mainstream malware needs to go back underground.

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10 ways to protect your Android phone

How can Android users balance the power of better tech with the safety of best cybersecurity practices? Here are a few tried and true methods to protect your Android phone.

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Mobile Menace Monday: AndroRAT Evolved

An increasing amount of mobile malware known as Android/Trojan.AndroRAT has been seen in the wild lately.  AndroRAT is a contraction of Android and RAT (Remote Access Tool).  This piece of malware is far from new, but has gradually become more evolved over the years. AndroRAT History As the story goes (according to its GitHub page),…

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Mobile menace monday: safe practices with your mobile device

‘Tis the season for gift giving, and who wouldn’t be excited about receiving a brand new mobile device! Before you start loading your new device with various apps, we shared in this post several safe practices to make sure your holidays stay malware-free.

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A week in security (Sep 18 – Sep 24)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from September 18th to September 24th. This week, we talked about malvertising, a pop star “marketing” stunt that may go horribly wrong in the long run, and ways one can secure their mobile phones.

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Top 10 ways to secure your mobile phone

To get a leg up against a rising tide of mobile malware activity, don’t just phone it in—secure your mobile phone with these tried and true methods.

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How to tell if you’re infected with malware

Sometimes a malware infection is plain as day. Other times it’s a silent killer. If you want to know whether or not your machine is sick, you first need to understand the symptoms.

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Malvertisements on “Fappening” forum lead to Android Ransomware

A compromised nude leak forum, dubious adverts, Malvertising, Ransomware and more besides – this one has it all.

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