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Amazon Says Email to Employees Banning TikTok Was a Mistake

Roughly five hours after an internal email went out Friday to Amazon employees telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones, the online retailing giant appeared to backtrack, calling the ban a mistake.“This morning’s email to some of our employees was sent in error,” Amazon emailed reporters just before 5 p.m. Eastern time. “There is
Publish At:2020-07-13 09:33 | Read:90 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Risk

Researchers Find Pre-Installed Malware on More Android Phones in U.S.

Following a January report on malware found pre-installed on smartphones sold in the United States to budget-conscious users, Malwarebytes has discovered another mobile device riddled with malware from the get-go.In January, the security firm reported that the UMX U686CL phone, sold as part of the government-funded Lifeline Assistance program by Virgin Mobil
Publish At:2020-07-09 16:45 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Viru

Huawei Urges UK Not to Rush Into 5G Decision

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei urged Britain on Wednesday not to rush into taking any costly decision to phase out its equipment from the UK's 5G network because of US sanctions.The plea followed reports of Prime Minister Boris Johnson receiving a damning security agency reassessment about the long-term safety of Huawei.The British review was triggered by new
Publish At:2020-07-08 15:35 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Compli

Google Patches Critical Android Vulnerabilities With July 2020 Updates

Several critical remote code execution vulnerabilities were addressed in Android this week with the release of the July 2020 set of security patches, including three in the media framework and system components.The most severe of the flaws impacts the system component and could allow an attacker to execute code with high privileges, via a specially crafted f
Publish At:2020-07-08 15:35 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Mobile &

Cerberus Banking Trojan Delivered via App Hosted on Google Play

A harmless-looking currency converter application downloaded by more than 10,000 users from Google Play was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan.A Malware-as-a-Service (Maas), Cerberus is known for its mobile remote access Trojan (mRAT) capabilities, as well as functionality through which it logs keystrokes and steals credentials, information from
Publish At:2020-07-08 02:09 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Phis

Britain Set to Axe Huawei 5G Involvement: Report

China's ambassador to Britain on Monday warned that London faced a risk to its international reputation if it blocked Huawei from the nation's 5G network.The Financial Times said the government will decide this month to phase out the Chinese technology giant's equipment because of persistent concerns about spying.A UK security investigation, yet to be publis
Publish At:2020-07-07 10:42 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Security Risk M

iOS 14 Beta Goes Public – Should You Install It?

When Apple unveiled iOS 14 at their annual WWDC developer conference, there was a lot to be excited about. iOS, the operating system that powers iPhones and iPads, is about to get a load of new functions and features to improve the user experience. Android owners will have been amused to see home screen widgets finally appear on Apple devices many years afte
Publish At:2020-07-07 09:40 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Apple iOS iPhone IOS

Mobile Endpoint Security | The Importance of Mobile Security

Underestimating the Importance of Mobile Security Suppose one of your business’s employees was out and about one day and her mobile device got hacked. The general consensus would be it’s not exactly a disaster. It’s unlikely that you store your enterprise’s intellectual property on a given employee’s smartphone.  It’s not as if we have seen a st
Publish At:2020-07-07 09:27 | Read:79 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Mobile security Unified Endpoint Management

China Urges 'Fair' Treatment After France Restricts Huawei

China urged France Monday to guarantee a "fair and just" environment for its companies after Paris decided to restrict licenses for telecom operators using 5G technology from Huawei.The United States and Australia have banned Huawei from their 5G networks and the Financial Times reported Monday that Britain could decide this month to phase out the company's
Publish At:2020-07-07 06:51 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Se

Pig in a poke: smartphone adware

Our support team continues to receive more and more requests from users complaining about intrusive ads on their smartphones from unknown sources. In some cases, the solution is quite simple. In others, the task is far harder: the adware plants itself in the system partition, and trying to get rid of it can lead to device failure. In addition, ads can be emb
Publish At:2020-07-06 08:25 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Research advertising networks Adware Mobile Malware

Huawei Not Totally Banned From France, Says Watchdog: Report

China's Huawei is not totally banned from France's next-generation 5G wireless market, but French operators using them will only get limited licences, the head of the national cybersecurity agency told Les Echos newspaper Sunday.The comments were the latest development in the controversy over Huawei's involvement, after several Western nations barred the com
Publish At:2020-07-06 05:50 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Wireless Se

Cyber Crimes on 4th of July Amid Corona Times

Cyber Crimes on 4th of July Amid Corona Times July 3rd, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Mobile Security, Online Privacy, Online Safety, PC security, remote work It’s clear to everyone that we are living in unprecedented ti
Publish At:2020-07-03 10:06 | Read:311 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Data Protection Mobile Security Onlin

Why Zero-Click Cyberthreats Should Be on Your Radar

For years, the statistics have told us that human error is the greatest contributor to cyberattacks. We’ve stressed the importance of training, training and more training to prevent the almost inevitable from happening. We’ve been convinced that the key to defending against cyberthreats is to keep the unsuspecting from clicking on phishing emails
Publish At:2020-07-02 15:59 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Endpoint Mobile Security Advanced Malwa

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday designated Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE as national security threats.In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing.The FCC said th
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:75 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

China: US 'Oppressing Chinese Companies' in New Huawei Move

China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats.The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday blocked the Chinese vendors from receiving subsidies from a government fund, stepping up efforts to limit their access to the U.S.
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:79 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Re

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