Apple pulls Facebook enterprise certificate

After an app using an internal-only certificate from Facebook made its way into the outside world, Apple has responded by pulling Facebook’s developer certificate with immediate consequences for the social media giant.

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The new landscape of pre-installed mobile malware: malicious code within

We are now seeing malware authors target system apps that are required for mobile devices to function properly. By injecting malicious code within these necessary apps, threat actors have reshaped the landscape of pre-installed malware for the worse.

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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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Something else is phishy: How to detect phishing attempts on mobile phones

Phishing is more problematic on smartphones than on desktops. Not only that, approaches to handling phishing attacks on mobile are quite different because their techniques are also different. So, how can users sniff out a mobile phish? Let us count the ways.

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Mobile Menace Monday: SMS phishing attacks target the job market

Could it be that our dream job awaits via a random SMS message? On the contrary, this SMS phishing attack could cause nightmares for unsuspecting job hunters.

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Mac App Store apps are stealing user data

There are several apps in the Mac App Store that are collecting data about users that they should not be collecting. Here’s what you need to know.

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Fortnite’s Google Play rebuff sparks security concerns for Android users

We take a look at what’s going with gaming juggernaut Fortnite’s decision to snub the Google Play store, why allowing installs from unknown sources on Android is a bad idea, and what the future might bring if such a setup ever catches on.

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A week in security (August 27 – September 2)

A round-up of the security news from August 27 – September 2, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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New Android P includes several security improvements

With its release around the corner, we take a close look at the Android P security improvements and how the newest version of Android will better protect the privacy and data of its users.

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Trojans: What’s the real deal?

We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.

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