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Check Point #research #raises #alarm on AdultSwine, ScarewareITWeb AfricaAccording to the IT security software firm, the malicious apps, dubbed 'AdultSwine', wreak havoc by displaying ads from the web that are often highly inappropriate and pornographic, attempting to trick users into installing fake 'security apps' and read more...

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WIREDPixek App Encrypts Your Photos From Camera to Cloud | WIREDWIREDPixek, an end-to-end encrypted photo #app, could point to the future of searchable #cloud data storage.and read more...

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ThreatpostPopular Sonic the HedgeHog Apps at Risk of Leaking User Data to Unverified ServersThreatpostThree Sonic the Hedgehog games for Android, downloaded over 100 million times, are at #risk of #leaking user geolocation and other personal device data to suspicious servers, putting users at risk of man-in-the-middle attacks and similar type ...Sega investigating claims Android Sonic games are leaking dataZDNetall 2 news read more...

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CNBCHome #security #firm ADT drops 10% in NYSE debutCNBCStill, it faces growing competition from smartphone apps and personal devices that help with monitoring. Whall touted the personal customer service of ADT as one of its primary advantages in the internet of things security marketplace. "Who is going to ...and read more...

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CSO OnlineDark Caracal: Hacking #group targets Android smartphonesCSO OnlineThe attackers, who have nation-state level advanced persistent threat (APT) capabilities, were dubbed Dark Caracal by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and mobile security firm Lookout. The group has targeted governments, military, financial ...Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon'BBC NewsDark Caracal ? The good news and the bad newsMyBroadbandall 78 news read more...

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WNCNPornographic #malware found in Android #apps for kidsWNCN(WFLA/CNN) ? Google has removed from its Google Play Store more than 60 gaming apps, many seemingly targeted at kids, that contained malware that showed #pornographic ads. According to CNN, researchers from security firm Check Point discovered the ...and read more...

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Boing BoingF-Droid: A free, #open, privacy-oriented Android #app store that corrects Android's "original sin"Boing BoingThey argue that the proliferation of spyware in Android stems from the project's "original sin": a directive to create an alternative Linux ecosystem that eliminated the "GNU" part of "GNU/Linux": that is, the part of the licensing regime that required read more...

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WIREDAn App That Encrypts Your Photos From Camera to CloudWIREDA forthcoming #app called Pixek wants to offer a better option. Pixek plans to upload your #camera roll, while still letting you keep your selfies and sensitive photo evidence secret. It does so by sending #photos to its own servers, while end-to-end ...and read more...

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Cosmote launches Cosmote Mobile SecurityTelecompaperThe service is available free of charge for the first 2 months and then only EUR 0.90 per month for all Cosmote Mobile XL and Cosmote Mobile Family Subscribers, Cosmote Mobile Family and full Cosmote Mobile Family subscribers. Mobile contract read more...

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PCQuestRedmorph forays in India with Privacy and Security AppPCQuestAfter its launch in the U.S., Pittsburgh-based Redmorph, announced its foray into the Indian market with 'The Ultimate Privacy and Security Solution', its comprehensive #privacy and #security app for Indian smartphone users. As per a study by Zenith read more...

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