Android 9 Brings Significant Security Advancements

With Android 9 (also called Android Pie), Google focused on aspects such as platform hardening, anti-exploitation, hardware-backed security, and user privacy, each with its own set of enhancements and... Read more »

France Bans Mobile Phones In Schools

The French government has passed a law banning the use of mobiles by children under the age of 15 in schools. The ban includes all personal mobile devices (phones, tablets,... Read more »

LokiBot – Android banking malware that turns into ransomware

New Android banking trojan malware called “LokiBot” comes with ransomware capabilities which are triggered if the user tries to disable the malware’s admin rights or when victims try to remove it. Once... Read more »

T-Mobile alerts hundreds customers of SIM card hijack attempts

T-Mobile has been contacting hundreds of customers since 10th October after a bug on their website leaked personal data (email address, account number and IMSI number). Hackers had known... Read more »

Facebook Embedded App on GSM SIM Cards

The Dutch smartcard company Gemalto NV has developed an application that embeds Facebook on SIM cards, letting GSM phone users stay connected on Facebook without data plans. This move... Read more »