Browsing articles from "July, 2015"
Jul
20
2015

Alert..! Apps on Google Play Steal Facebook Credentials

Alert.. !  Over 500,000 Android users targeted by phishing apps harvesting their Facebook credentials. Cowboy Adventure was a relatively popular game on the Google Play store. That popularity in itself is unremarkable: however, the developers of the app also used it as a tool to harvest Facebook credentials, and that did raise a few eyebrows. It was one of two games that contained this malicious functionality, the other one being Jump Chess.

Jul
16
2015

Public WiFi networks. Are they safe?

Airports, hotels… On vacation we also spend the whole day connected to the Internet. WhatsApp has in many countries become an essential tool for personal communication. We all want to be able to check Facebook, post photos on Instagram, tweet something we’ve seen, and answer work emails from wherever we are… and it’s possible. We mostly do all these things from a smartphone, or perhaps from tablets or (increasingly less) from laptops.