Outsmarting the Mobile Phone Hackers Through Innovation – Mobile Security Technology Breakthrough

Protectoria announced today a technological break-through for payment transaction security. The technology enables PSD2 (Payment Services Directive II) security compliance for payments for a single smartphone without any other pre-requisites other than an Internet connection and a security enhanced payment app. Oslo, Norway (PRWEB) September 06, 2016 The Protectoria Secure…

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Mobile Bank Heist: Hackers Target Your Phone

Malicious programs with names like Acecard and GM Bot gain popularity with thieves Cyberthieves have a new way to hack into consumer bank accounts: mobile phones. Malicious software programs with names like Acecard and GM Bot are gaining popularity around the world as criminals look for new and lucrative ways…

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Smart plug leaves big holes in home network security

Researchers say the vulnerabilities can be leveraged over the Internet, and that attackers could create large botnets of compromised smart plug devices. Users of a smartphone-controlled, web-connected plug are putting the security of their home wi-fi networks at risk because of shoddy coding, researchers said Thursday. Researchers from Bitdefender, who…

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IPhone hackers pick wrong target

WATERLOO — Kapil Haresh Vigneswaren was just scribbling in a University of Waterloo lab, trying to finish a grad student assignment on cryptography and network security. That’s when the tinny little red-alert klaxon in his nearby iPhone went off. The Sunday quiet on that quite July day was pierced by…

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