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Android apps are snooping on your installed software

byDanny BradburyAndroid apps are snooping on other software on your device – and that could tell shady advertising companies more about you than you’d like.The news emerged this week in a paper from researchers in Italy, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The privacy violations centre around installed application methods (IAMs), which are applicat
Publish At:2020-03-27 10:24 | Read:324 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Google Mobile Operating Systems Privacy Security thr

Zimperium Extends Mobile Security Leadership by Delivering First Complete Mobile Application Security Solution

New Mobile Application Protection Suite (MAPS) Identifies Security, Privacy and Compliance Issues During Development and Protects Apps While In Use  Mobile applications have become a business requirement for almost every organization. According to a recent report, four out of 10 large enterprises are planning to deliver more than 50 apps for their internal
Publish At:2020-03-09 09:40 | Read:320 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps mobile devi

TikTok Explained to a Millennial

The chances that you have heard of apps such as TikTok and Byte are high, but the likeliness of you having one of those apps on your phone are pretty slim unless you were born after 1997. Over the last couple of years, TikTok has been causing a real stir among teenagers making the app the second most downloaded app in the world for 2019. With more than a bil
Publish At:2020-02-20 05:31 | Read:365 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media apps TikTok

Cyber tips for safe online dating: How to avoid privacy gaffs, exploits, and scams

Research and reporting on this article were conducted by Labs writers Chris Boyd and David Ruiz. Dating apps have been mainstream for a long time now, with nearly every possible dating scene covered—casual, long-term, gay, poly, of the Jewish faith, interested only in farmers—whatever you’re looking for. Sadly, wherever you find people trying to go abo
Publish At:2020-02-15 16:00 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy apps dating online dating opsec romance scams exploi

Security and Privacy Issues Found in Popular Dating Apps

An estimated 25.1 million people used a dating app at least monthly in 2019, a 5.3% increase from the amount of users in 2018. While users may find love, they are also finding heartbreak in the form of leaked personal information and other security and privacy risks. We investigated 14 of the leading mobile dating applications – based on popularity, d
Publish At:2020-02-15 12:39 | Read:260 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps iOS

Zimperium’s “State of Enterprise Mobile Security” Report for 2019

It is no longer a matter of if or when an enterprise’s mobile endpoints are at risk of being attacked – – they already are; that according to findings in our “State of Enterprise Mobile Security” Report for 2019. Our research shows 100% of organizations protecting their mobile endpoints with Zimperium have detected and prevented threats an
Publish At:2020-02-05 19:10 | Read:295 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense News adva

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. “Hide” – How Covert Malware Made it into Apple’s App Store

Today, enterprises feature a mixture of corporate and employee-owned mobile devices with the average individual downloading anywhere from 60 to 90 apps onto his/her mobile device. A fact keeping many CISOs up at night because while most apps are safe, even one malicious app – inadvertently downloaded – can compromise an entire organization.  The
Publish At:2020-02-04 12:25 | Read:432 | Comments:0 | Tags:News apps cyber security iOS

Dating apps are leaking some of your most sensitive data

Meeting new people has never been particularly easy, which is why dating apps have become so popular. Using carefully calculated computer algorithms, these services match our interests and preferences with other people who have similar tastes. We can then arrange a date – and hopefully find love in the process. But in order to make matches, each service coll
Publish At:2020-01-17 09:15 | Read:552 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy apps gdpr tinder

TikTok is the Rule, Not the Exception, When it Comes to Mobile App Privacy and Security Risks

Unfortunately for TikTok, 2020 isn’t starting off well. The video-sharing social networking service that was under fire by U.S. legislatures in 2019, is being banned by the U.S. Army, prohibiting soldiers from using it on government-owned devices, citing a potential security risk. Army spokeswoman Lt. Col. Robin Ochoa told Military.com the Chinese social me
Publish At:2020-01-06 14:10 | Read:558 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps iOS mobile devices Mobile security

There’s an app for that: web skimmers found on PaaS Heroku

Criminals love to abuse legitimate services—especially platform-as-a-service (Paas) cloud providers—as they are a popular and reliable hosting commodity used to support both business and consumer ventures. Case in point, in April 2019 we documented a web skimmer served on code repository GitHub. Later on in June, we observed a vast campaign where skimming
Publish At:2019-12-04 16:50 | Read:662 | Comments:0 | Tags:Web threats app apps credit card heroku Magecart paas skimme

Privacy and Security Issues Found in Popular Shopping Apps

Just in time for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season, we investigated the most recent versions* of 30 of the leading, well-known mobile shopping applications to see how the application providers protect users from security and privacy risks.  The results based on our Advanced Application Analysis z3A technology are alarming: 100% of
Publish At:2019-11-20 12:25 | Read:644 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Android apps iOS mobile endpoin

How Zimperium’s z9 Detected Unknown Mobile Malware Overlooked by the AV Industry

Introduction Thousands of new malicious apps are being released for mobile devices every day. And thousands more variations of older malware are being released too. Unfortunately, many of these new/old threats are not being detected by the existing mobile malware technology. Organizations need next generation machine learning-based solutions that can effect
Publish At:2019-11-12 12:25 | Read:680 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat Research apps Enterprise Mobile and Security

49 Disguised Adware Apps With Optimized Evasion Features Found on Google Play

By Jessie Huang We recently found 49 new adware apps on Google Play, disguised as games and stylized cameras. These apps are typical adware, hiding themselves within mobile devices to show ads and deploying anti-uninstall and evasion functions. These apps are no longer live but before they were taken down by Google, the total number of downloads was more tha
Publish At:2019-11-12 02:35 | Read:975 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile apps google play mobile adware

Zimperium Analyzes TikTok’s Security and Privacy Risks

Several news outlets over the last few days are talking about how TikTok, the viral short video app where millions of teens post comedy skits set to music, is under fire from U.S. lawmakers.   CNN reports US lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warn that the app could pose a national security risk, and are calling on regulators and intelligence agencies to
Publish At:2019-11-12 00:25 | Read:719 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Threat Defense Android apps iOS mobile M

Security and Privacy Issues Found in Popular Travel Apps

Planned your holiday travel just yet? Too soon? Not according to experts who told The Today Show the best time to book your Thanksgiving AND Christmas travel plans are before Halloween. After Halloween, fares go up, layover possibilities increase as does ending up in the middle seat.  The truth is, whenever you book travel – and more of us are doing s
Publish At:2019-10-16 12:30 | Read:1619 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense Android a

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