Posts tagged mobile security
A security hole in the Facebook app discovered by Gareth Wright, an app developer based in the U.K., can be used to steal information about you, including your login credentials.
The problem? The native Facebook app does not encrypt the login information. This means that a malicious app would be able to steal that information, and in turn, steal your Facebook account. If you use an Android smartphone/tablet or an Apple iPhone/iPad, you are vulnerable to this attack.
There is not much that can be done to prevent this at this point except to be careful of the apps you install on More >
Smartphones are amazing devices that allow a business to be more productive and lets the personal user have access to information, games, social networking sites, and more at their fingertips. It’s like having a computer in your pocket. Cell providers are watching more people switch to the smartphone for personal use and business. But they are not the only ones keeping an eye on this trend.
Cyber criminals are increasing the sophistication and frequency of attacks on business and government networks, including a shift in focus to mobile devices. Attackers have been waiting for the time when creating malware for smartphones More >