The hackers behind last month’s iPhone ransomware campaign – in which many users were asked to pay $100 to unlock their devices – may be behind bars now.
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Researchers at Kaspersky Lab reported the first strain of Android ransomware that encrypts the contents of a device. The malware communicates either over Tor, or via HTTP and SMS.
Apple enthusiasts have been poring over the feature list for iOS 8, due out this fall, geeking out over the tighter integration among all iOS devices, the improved mail app and myriad other bells and whistles. But perhaps the most important change is a subtle one hidden beneath the covers that will help prevent much[…]
A handful of apps purporting to specialize in virus detection and scanning were recently removed from both Google Play and Amazon after being deemed fake.
A handful of iPhone, iPad and Mac users, largely confined to Australia, awoke Tuesday to discover their devices had been taken hostage by ransomware.
Streaming music service Spotify reported a breach of its systems and data, and said updates will be limited to only its Android application.
There are two issues with the way Microsoft’s Outlook application encrypts content on older versions of Android that could expose users’ emails and email attachments.
Silent Circle has released a new version of its private text messaging and secure file transfer service for Android and iOS mobile devices.
Samsung announced this week that to bolster security, it will incorporate biometric sensors such as iris scanners into more of its products in the near future.
DUBAI–When new technologies or platforms emerge, they tend to follow a familiar trajectory in terms of security. The evolution typically goes through something like the following stages: Hey, look what we built; huh, no, we didn’t think about that problem; we’re very serious about security; ok, now we’re actually serious about security. This is the[…]