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Fortinet: BlueBorne may affect Billions of Bluetooth Devices

Fortinet urges caution regarding a new Bluetooth exploit known as BlueBorne, making billions of devices potentially vulnerable to attack.

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Users’ Most Sensitive Data is put at Risk – Kaspersky Lab

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Kaspersky Lab reveals that user attitudes towards app care and maintenance on their devices is making sensitive data vulnerable to security threats.

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Fortinet issues Security Tips for Smartphone Users in Malaysia

Fortinet offers Top 5 mobile cybersecurity tips that users may find useful in minimizing cyber threats on their mobile devices

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One-in-ten bend the truth on social media to get more “Likes” – Kaspersky Lab

New research from Kaspersky Lab shows that one-in-ten people would bend the truth on social media in order to get more people to like their posts.

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Spyware: Lenovo, ZTE Android smartphones may be collecting personal data without permission

Adups Spyware found in Android smartphones made by ZTE, Lenovo. It sends out personal information to China without user's permission.

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1 in 4 WiFi Hotspots Unsecured, waiting to be Hacked, Kaspersky Lab

Analyzing more than 31 million WiFi hotspots around the world, Kaspersky Lab found that every fourth (28%) is unsecured.

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Spyware in 700 Million Android Smartphones secretly sends SMS to China every 72 hours

Some 700 million Android smartphones are transmitting phone data to a Chinese server without permission.The spyware is created by Shanghai Adups Technology.

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Mobile Banking malware infects Google Chrome for Android users

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Kaspersky Lab discovered a mobile banking Trojan, Svpeng hiding in Google's advertising network AdSense, affecting Chrome for Android users.

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Charging Mobile Devices could put Data at Risk – Kaspersky

Smartphones can be compromised via charging using a standard USB connection connected to a computer according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Kaspersky: Users signing away their Privacy when they install apps

Kaspersky Lab has discovered that consumers are installing apps on their devices (such as smartphones and tablets), without being aware of the potential consequences.

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Kaspersky: Social Network sharing – a target for Cybercriminals

Kaspersky Lab has found social network users share their posts, check-ins and other personal info with everybody who is online – not just their friends.

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Malaysians have better memory recalling phone numbers of family & friends

As part of Kaspersky Lab’s commitment to help people protect sensitive and important data in an online-enabled world, it has conducted a survey of 1,001 Malaysians aimed at better understanding how digital devices and the Internet affect the way consumers recall and use information; as well as their precautionary measures to protect it. Similar surveys were also conducted in other ...

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Check Point – Zero-Day attacks on Mobile Devices & Networks, biggest threats to Enterprises

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a global online security vendor, today issued its 2015 Security Report, the company’s third annual report revealing the major security threats that impacted organizations across the world. The Check Point 2015 Security Report provides insight into the major security events that occurred in organizations across the world and offers recommendations on how to protect against ...

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Stagefright flaw pose serious threat to Android users

Fortinet is warning Malaysian users that a critical vulnerability found in the Android operating system could allow hackers to gain access to their mobile devices with a single multimedia message. Described as “one of the worst ever Android vulnerabilities discovered to date”, Stagefright allows phone hack just by receiving a malicious MMS. What’s most alarming is that the victim does ...

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McAfee Labs Threats Report: February 2015 reveal that Mobile Apps left vulnerable for months

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: February 2015, including assessments of the mobile threat landscape and the failure of mobile app developers to patch critical secure sockets layer (SSL) vulnerabilities, potentially impacting millions of mobile phone users. McAfee Labs researchers found that mobile app providers have been slow to address the most basic SSL vulnerabilities: improper digital certificate ...

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