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Can iPhone be hacked when turned off?

German researchers from the Technical University of Darmstadt recently discovered a possible security loophole in iPhones that, in theory, could potentially allow hackers to maliciously interact with a turned-off device. Contrary to popular belief, when newer model iPhones are off, they do not immediately fully powered down. Instead, the intelligent Apple de
Publish At:2022-06-01 08:47 | Read:1150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Security iPhone security hack

How are hackers targeting your network through mobile devices?

Mobile devices are now a key part of our personal and professional lives. But the fact that we carry smartphones in our pockets (or bags!) means that we treat them slightly differently to other gadgets like computers and laptops. They quickly become personal devices – even if they are given to us as part of our job. This means that we use our smartphones sli
Publish At:2022-05-30 08:47 | Read:1249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Security mobile devices security

Goodbye cookies, hello digital fingerprints

For many years, internet marketers have used a technology called ‘cookies’ to track what people read and interact with online. Using the collected information they are able to build extremely detailed profiles about what we like and dislike, and to then use that information to target us with advertisements that are more relevant to us. More relevant ads mean
Publish At:2022-05-25 08:47 | Read:1486 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy cookies digital fingerprint digital prin

Foreign-based phone scammer lands in US prison after targeting former FBI director

Criminals love easy targets, and one of the easiest targets for foreign-state-based scammers is older adults living in the USA. Elders are often not fully up-to-speed with technology, which makes them vulnerable to tech-related attacks. In addition, this type of social group is generally living off retirement savings meaning that they have access to cash. Un
Publish At:2022-05-18 08:47 | Read:617 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security fraud scams security FBI

Is your Internet too slow?

Over the last two decades, home internet morphed from a luxury to a utility. Couple years ago, even Congress finally acknowledged that broadband is essential and it must be accepted as a utility as other vital home services such as electricity, gas, water, etc. Governments around the globe are looking for ways to treat broadband as a utility by establishing
Publish At:2022-05-17 08:47 | Read:1253 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips internet speed tips

How to blur your house on Google Maps and why you should do it now?

You might have already noticed, but people’s faces on Google’s Street View are always blurred. In the early 2000s, Google was pressured to take security and privacy seriously. And in 2008, the tech conglomerate began testing a technology that blurs faces and car license plates. They have been successfully implementing it for more than a decade no
Publish At:2022-05-11 08:47 | Read:1215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips Google Maps security

Panda Security leads the AV-Comparatives’ Performance Tests – again!

We have done it again. The AV-Comparatives performance tests consolidate Panda Free Antivirus as the top-performing program in its category. As usual, the Austrian laboratory has analysed the 18 most relevant cybersecurity solutions on the market in its performance test. This test measures the impact of different cyber security software on the PC. In this ca
Publish At:2022-05-09 12:38 | Read:546 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Panda Security Technology av-compartives test se

Google takes steps to better protect Play Store customers

Following the lead set by Apple, Google has promised to better protect the privacy of people who use Android-powered devices. This means that they are committed to removing apps from the Play Store that violate user privacy or that use sneaky tactics to harvest and resell personal data. And now Google is taking these promises seriously. Around 15 popular app
Publish At:2022-05-09 08:38 | Read:1503 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Security App Store apps security

Internet scams are a daily reality for the UK

Cybercrime is increasingly common – but we tend to hear about multi-million dollar heists that affect big business and governments. However, normal people are also being targeted by cybercriminals every single day. Recent shows like The Tinder Swindler and Inventing Anna have shown just how common online scams are – and how effective they can be. It’s no sur
Publish At:2022-05-03 08:38 | Read:1228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security scams security UK

Are you making this important TikTok error?

A new report suggests that 16% of all children in the UK aged between 3 and 4 years old are currently using the TikTok video sharing app. This rises to 33% of all kids aged 5-7. What is the problem? The TikTok terms of service are clear – no one under the age of 13 is permitted to create an account of view videos. Similar to other online services (YouTube, F
Publish At:2022-04-27 08:38 | Read:1443 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security children TikTok

Critical infrastructure organizations in the USA on high alert for cyber attacks

Government agencies released a warning about possible upcoming threats to US critical infrastructure. High-profile security organizations, including the FBI and NSA, are warning that there is an ongoing advanced persistent threat coming from cybercriminals. Bad actors can gain complete system access to critical infrastructure elements such as industrial cont
Publish At:2022-04-25 08:20 | Read:1952 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media Cybercrime security USA cyber

FBI warns sextortion of teenagers is on the rise

The FBI Pittsburgh Field Office has issued a warning about increased sextortion incidents. The government agency has said that predators have been targeting young males in a sextortion scheme involving adults posing as age-appropriate females swindling teenagers, mainly between 14 and 17 years old. This particular scheme involves predators encouraging boys t
Publish At:2022-04-20 08:38 | Read:2250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security security sextortion FBI

Is drone delivery taking off soon?

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Publish At:2022-04-18 08:38 | Read:2708 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology drones technology

Hackers stole $600 million in crypto and are having trouble laundering it

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Publish At:2022-04-13 08:38 | Read:2013 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security cryptocurrency security hack

Scammers are lurking on dating apps

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Publish At:2022-04-04 08:37 | Read:1889 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Security dating apps security ti

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