Poland and Lithuania fear that data collected via FaceApp could be misused

Poland and Lithuania are probing the potential privacy and security risks of using a Russian-made app FaceApp. Millions of people recently downloaded the FaceApp app and are taking part in the “#FaceApp Challenge” to show friends how they can look like when they will be old and grey. Many security experts are warning of the risks of […]

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July 19, 2019
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iOS URL Scheme expose users to App-in-the-Middle attack

Security experts at Trend Micro have discovered that iOS URL scheme could allow an attacker to hijack users’ accounts via App-in-the-Middle attack. Security experts at Trend Micro devised a new app-in-the-middle attack that could be exploited by a malicious app installed on iOS devices to steal sensitive data from other applications. The attack exploits the […]

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July 16, 2019
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Agent Smith Android malware already infected 25 million devices

‘Agent Smith’ is a new malware discovered by Check Point researchers that replaces legit Android Apps with malicious ones that infected 25 Million devices worldwide. Researchers at Check Point recently discovered a new variant of Android malware, dubbed Agent Smith, that has already infected roughly 25 million devices. The malware is disguised as a Google […]

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July 11, 2019
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Wyndham’s digital innovation elevates the customer experience

When Scott Strickland interviewed for his job as CIO of Wyndham Hotel Group in the spring of 2017, the executive committee was focused on standardizing processes and technologies across 20 brands (including Ramada, Super 8, Days Inn, and Howard Johnsons), which had been operating fairly autonomously.   So, Strickland took the job and spent the first nine months continuing the journey that had been started around standardizing the entire company…

July 10, 2019
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‘Updates for Samsung’, the scam app with 10M+ downloads

Experts discovered a malicious app on Google Play, named Updates for Samsung, that was downloaded by over ten million users that poses as firmware updates. Over ten million users have installed a fake Samsung app named “Updates for Samsung” that poses as firmware updates. The malicious app redirects users to a website offering and charging […]

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July 5, 2019
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China installs a surveillance app on tourists’ phones while crossing in the Xinjiang

Chinese border guards are secretly installing a surveillance app on smartphones of tourists and people crossings in the Xinjiang region who are entering from Kyrgyzstan. Are you entering in the Xinjiang (China) from Kyrgyzstan? There is something that you need to know, Chinese border guards are secretly installing surveillance software on the mobile devices of […]

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July 3, 2019
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