Simple Tips to Spotting Evil Apps

Mobile devices have come a long way. We mean a reeeallly long way. In but a few short years they have gone from “nice to have but not so essential” gadgets to “OMG I can’t function without it” life savers. These chocolate bar-sized devices hold more information than most 3 year old desktop computers and glued to our sides day and night, they contain all … Continue reading Simple Tips to Spotting Evil Apps

The Gooligan Android Breach – What you Need to Know

As if worrying that your Android might suddenly explode wasn’t enough to worry about. Researchers at Security fIrm Check Point have just announced the emergence of a new strain of Android-attacking malware, which they’re calling Gooligan, a particularly powerful variant of an older Android malware called Ghost Push. Spreading through apps in third party app stores, Gooligan is affecting 13,000 devices a day and targets … Continue reading The Gooligan Android Breach – What you Need to Know

The Banking Trojan in Your Pocket (or, Why Your Smartphone is Way Less Secure Than you Think it is)

We’re betting you love your smartphone. It’s okay if you do, because you’re in good company. Really good company. In fact, according to a recent Pew Research Study, Americans love their smartphones so much that the usage of other internet-ready devices like tablets and laptops is beginning to wain, with the average American checking his or her smartphone a whopping 75-85 times a day. What’s … Continue reading The Banking Trojan in Your Pocket (or, Why Your Smartphone is Way Less Secure Than you Think it is)