Tag: Malware

E-payment & Security, Technology

38% of app users shared location without noticing

May 6, 2022

Via: Business of Apps

Mobile apps may not be as secure as we think they are, turning into a blindspot when it comes to cybersecurity efforts. With over 60 billion messages and 3.2 billion images shared on social networks every day, phones have transformed […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

Researcher breaches Apple, Microsoft, and others with installer attack

February 10, 2021

Via: Apple Insider

A security researcher hacked the internal systems of major companies like Apple, Microsoft, PayPal, and others using a supply chain attack he dubbed “dependency confusion.” The attack took advantage of a flaw inherent in many popular installers used by developers […]

E-payment & Security, Technology

300 Google Play Store Apps Are Discovered to Contain Malware

August 30, 2017


They looked like storage managers, video players, and ringtones, among other things. If you downloaded them from the Google Play store, they would indeed do whatever they were supposed to. But in the background, they would also take over your […]