Mobile Malware

Where your apps talk to each other, cybercriminals lurk: McAfee report
Cybercriminals are making increasing use of what is called ‘mobile app collusion,’ where they make use of communications between apps to manipulate two or more apps to orchestrate attacks on smartphone owners, according to Intel Security.
Fortinet in a fortified position in APAC, says its regional chief
Being in the pole position can make all the difference between winning the race and getting a mere participation award, and cybersecurity firm Fortinet believes it has all but clinched it.
Singapore a ripe target for cyberthreats and banking trojans
Due to Singapore’s unique demographics, many of the attacks seen in western countries have increasingly turned their sights to the city-state, writes Limor Kessem of IBM Security.
Asian banks being targeted, time to get holistic on security
Tinbapore is a malware that targets Asian banks, which signals a need to rethink security strategies, says an F5 Networks exec.
Five signs that your phone has been compromised
The first step to protecting devices is to know how to identify malicious activity, writes Parvinder Walia of ESET Asia Pacific.
7 simple tips to secure your Android devices
With hackers and cybercriminals being almost untraceable these days, securing one’s mobile device and data should be of utmost importance, and only the user can make sure this happens.
Small businesses dismissing mobile risks, overlooking BYOD threats
Many small-business owners believe the BYOD (bring-your-own-device) trend poses no threat to their company, and have no interest in spending effort on mobile device security, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Mobile banking apps more vulnerable than you think: Researcher
We feed mobile apps with passwords, private information, and access to our money. Do those applications protect our private life? Do contain vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers?
Women generally less concerned about cyber-threats: Kaspersky survey
According to the results of a survey carried out by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, female Internet users are less concerned about protecting themselves against online threats than men.
Spyphone apps on the rise: Alcatel-Lucent study
Security threats to mobile and residential devices jumped sharply during the first half of 2014, putting device owners at increased risk of being spied on, having personal information stolen, or experiencing ‘bill shock’ as result of pirated data usage, according to Alcatel-Lucent.
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