Posts Tagged ‘Smartphone’

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 tool that can be used for Mobile device review , Secure development of applications, BYOD [...]

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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 tablets. The first case is an application called App Fakery a fake world cup game [...]

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5 Ways to Protect your Phone from Security Threats

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 all your social networking sites and even financial information. Intelligent identity thieves can take the [...]

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Samsung Galaxy Devices Shipped with Backdoors

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 processors , the first is designed for calculating standard applications and operating system , while [...]

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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 apps at an early stage. If you are using Android operating system for your smartphone [...]

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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 smartphones infection scenario described by Trend Micro is pretty simple, victim opens a compromised website [...]

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Symantec: 96 Percent of Lost Smartphones At Risk

Smartphone Honey Stick is a new project launched by security software company Symantec, Scott Wright conducted this study with about 50 Smartphones left in several cities including New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area in USA and Ottawa with different ways like some of them left in elevators others in public [...]

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