Category Archives: Mobile Security

Your voice assistant can hear things you can’t – such as a hacker

Source: Sophos Naked Security by Taylor Armerding Word from Apple, ahead of the big rollout of iPhone 8 and iOS11 on September 12, is that its voice assistant Siri is going to sound more like a person and less like a robot. Great for the user experience. But based on a report published just last week by a team of researchers… Read More »

Android users: beware ‘Invisible Man’ malware disguised as Flash

Source: Sophos Naked Security Android users have a new threat to worry about: keylogging malware that masquerades as a bogus Flash update and steals banking data. Needless to say, criminals in possession of your credentials will happily suck your bank accounts dry. SophosLabs detects the malware as Andr/Banker-GUA and is blocking it from customers. Also known as “Invisible Man,” the… Read More »

Update your Android now – many holes fixed including ‘BroadPwn’ Wi-Fi bug

Source: Sophos Naked Security Google’s July 2017 security fixes for Android are out. As far as we can see, there are 138 bugs listed, each with its own CVE number, of which 18 are listed with the tag “RCE”. RCE stands for Remote Code Execution, and denotes the sort of vulnerability that could be abused by a crook to run some… Read More »

How to Backup your Android contacts (article 1)

Backup your Android – Why should you care One of the cloud hosted services we offer is enterprise cloud hosted backups which also allows for scheduled backups of mobile devices. Because we have chat enable on our web sites once in awhile we have someone asking questions about how to do something on their smart phone. Not exactly… Read More »