Tag Archives: Smartphone

Smartphone Security: Android vs. iOS

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When first powering up a new notebook or desktop computer, the first thing a security-savvy person does is make sure security is set up and working. Those who would steal information, use your computer as a launching pad for malicious

drozer- security and attack framework for Android

Android becomes a popular platform for developers and we see an increasing number of applications running on mobile devices that support this system. Technology have rapidly changed and security tools for making the assessment are also increasing.  drozer is a

Fake World Cup 2014 Apps Spreading Malwares

Security researchers at TrendMicro have spotted some fake applications that are used by cybercriminals. These malicious apps themed with the world cup running at the moment in Brazil. The applications are hosted on third party stores and targeting smartphones and

5 Ways to Protect your Phone from Security Threats

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The implications of a lost cell phone go much deeper than the inconvenience (and expense) of replacing that brand-new iPhone 5. Unless you’ve been careful, you could lose inestimable sensitive information — from contact info to emails, passwords, access to

Samsung Galaxy Devices Shipped with Backdoors

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New vulnerability in smartphones Samsung Galaxy have been disclosed by Replicant a free project version of Android. the bug embeds a backdoor that provides remote access to the data stored on the device of Samsung galaxy.  Modern smartphones include two separate

App Permission Watcher Android Tool to Display Application Security Level

By the increasing number of smartphone malwares it is important to install an application that will monitor all activities on your device, this will get you an instant notification for suspicious applications or programs and help you to avoid malicious

Trend Micro Alerting of Growing Android Malwares

Trend Micro have released a new report that are focusing on mobile system malicious applications for the first quarter of 2012, the document state discovering approximately 5,000 new malicious Android application which poses a big threat for Android users. Android