The WhatsApp spyware story tells us that nothing is secure

The WhatsApp spyware story tells us that nothing is secure

When Edward Snowden broke cover in the summer of 2013 and a team of Guardian journalists met up with him in his Hong Kong hotel, he insisted…

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3 Tips for Protecting Against the New WhatsApp Bug

3 Tips for Protecting Against the New WhatsApp Bug

Messaging apps are a common form of digital communication these days, with Facebook’s WhatsApp being one of the most popular options out there. The communication…

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WhatsApp discloses vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware to be installed on iPhones

WhatsApp discloses vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware to be installed on iPhones

A report from The Financial Times this afternoon details a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed attackers to inject Israeli spyware onto phones. The malicious code was…

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Hacker Lexicon: What Is Application Shielding?

Hacker Lexicon: What Is Application Shielding?

As hackers become increasingly adept at targeting smartphones, app security has become a pressing issue. Attackers can exploit vulnerabilities in mobile software to spy on users, grab their…

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Evidence of backdoors in Huawei equipment collapse under light scrutiny

Evidence of backdoors in Huawei equipment collapse under light scrutiny

A cursory search finds identical “backdoors” in D-Link, Cisco, and Sony devices, among others, as poor security practices do not equate to malicious intent. Huawei…

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Google Bans Chinese Developer from Play Store

Google Bans Chinese Developer from Play Store

App developer DO Global, a Chinese developer partly owned by Baidu that generates over a half billion installs, has been banned from Google Play after the…

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You Rang? New Voice Phishing Attack Tricks Unsuspecting Users

You Rang? New Voice Phishing Attack Tricks Unsuspecting Users

In this digital day and age, the average user is likely familiar with the techniques and avenues cybercriminals use to get ahold of personal data…

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Google starts allowing EU Android users to choose their browsers and search engines

Google starts allowing EU Android users to choose their browsers and search engines

Following a record €4.34 billion fine in July last year, and another one of €1.5 billion on March 20, 2019, Google said it would comply with…

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Google could be bankrupting Apple’s privacy promises by handing over iPhone data to the police

Google could be bankrupting Apple’s privacy promises by handing over iPhone data to the police

A New York Times investigation into how Google furnishes law enforcement with phone data exposed one crucial detail – having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing…

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Leaked docs show Facebook weaponized user data against competitors, with little regard for privacy

Leaked docs show Facebook weaponized user data against competitors, with little regard for privacy

Amazon, for instance, got extended data access because it was not only spending money on ads but partnering with Facebook on the launch of its…

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