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Mobile App Monitoring
anti virus malware protection
Mobile phones in today’s generation are still selling like pancakes despite the stiff competition between different mobile phone manufacturers. Needless to say, mobile phones are still part of our daily lives which serves as a multi-functional tool from communication up to almost anything thanks to the applications made for mobile devices. It is well-known that...
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Android apps
Our Mobile Application Monitoring team has been wary of the trend that mobile appstores including iTunes and Google Playstore has been getting malicious apps in their store. Now the deception of mobile apps continue, up to the point that it has reached the stage where it has been pre-installed by your Mobile Phone vendor. Classy...
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Google Play
A malware-bound Android application was discovered hanging around on Google Play for very nearly a year. Amid this time, the malignant application was accessible for download by all Google Play clients. The malware was covered up in an application named “Simple Call Recorder”, distributed by the FreshApps Group.   At the season of disclosure, the...
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Online Dating
In May 2017, Moll and Tactical Tech obtained one million dating profiles from the information representative site USDate, for around $153. USDate asserts on its site that the profiles it’s offering are authentic and that the profiles were made and have a place with genuine individuals effectively dating today and searching for accomplices.   In...
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Social Engineering: Cyber Love gone Phishing Intel
Most users nowadays are still not aware that Social Engineering is dangerous and rampant as ever. It is a technique still being utilized by cyber criminals and intelligence agents. Yes, that’s right Intelligence Officers are trained to be good at it in order to phish for information. In this digital age, the medium of communication...
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Cheap Android Smartphones discovered to have pre-installed Malware
Unfortunately for Android smartphone users coming from developing countries with usually low privacy protections, a cheap smartphone could come with a hidden cost: Low-end Android smartphone devices mostly sold at developing markets such as Egypt, Brazil, South Africa, Myanmar, etc., contain pre-installed malware. The malware to blame is com.rock.gota, but it masks itself quite ingeniously...
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Money Laundering via Mobile Gaming
For anyone who has played many of the popular smartphone games will definitely agree, the need for in-game currency is essential. Most of the players are hooked upon the notion that in order to advance substantially in the game is to use or purchase their currency. Smartphone gamers often rely but get frustrated with the...
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social media accounts
A popular trend in the mobile app market that recently suffered a data breach is involving fitness apps. Nike Plus, Strava, adidas miCoach and a slew of other apps have been developed to better track the fitness regiments of people globally. Polar, another popular fitness app, tried to up the ante by adding a feature...
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GPS Spoofing: A Growing Threat
With today’s modern technology, long drives are a thing of the past. Traveling and navigating is as easy as typing the location into your mobile device and voila! You now have a clear path towards your destination. It’s all thanks to the good ol’ GPS (Global Positioning System). As long as you have your smartphone...
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Google is Tracking Users Even without Location History
Just when you thought you have disabled location tracking since you have turned off your location settings and history, you were wrong. According to a report by Associated Press last Monday, even though you’ve already disabled your Location History, Google will still be able to track you down – every single time. Google said that...
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