Stay safe when using your mobile phone to make payments

The popularity of electronic payments has been steadily increasing in recent years. According to a recent US federal reserve survey, cash payments accounted for only 26% of all payments in 2019, while for the remaining 64% used credit and debit cards and electronic payment methods. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it drastic changes in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Apple will let you see the data your apps collect before you download them

Along with the release of iOS 14.3, the new version of the mobile operating system, Apple has launched a tool that will increase transparency as it reveals the data collected by app developers. This tool, which Apple calls “nutrition labels”, was launched on Monday and will inform users about the data that an app requires to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

GravityRAT spyware modified to infect macOS and Android devices

Kaspersky detected a previously unknown piece of Android spyware. This malicious section was introduced in a travel app for Indian users. A closer look revealed that it relates to “GravityRAT”, a spy “Remote Access Trojan (RAT)” known for conducting activities in India. Further research confirmed that the team behind the malware invested in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Huawei’s ‘counterattack’ on Android: Its operating system, Harmony, comes to its mobiles

Huawei has announced plans to preinstall its operating system, “Harmony”, on its smartphones from next year; with the Chinese company also saying it will offer the software to other manufacturers for use as an alternative to Google’s “Android.”   Huawei is in second place in the world ranking in terms of phone sales, after a short “term” in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How close are we to a foldable iPhone?

Is there finally in Apple’s plans to create a foldable iPhone 12? This is a question that until some time ago was closer to the realm of the imaginary, than to a more viable approach to Apple’s next big smartphone, which is becoming the hottest topic in the technological world for the difficult -due Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Corporate users are the main target of banking malware in 2019

In 2019, 773,943 Kaspersky solution users were attacked by banking “Trojans”. Of these users, one third (35.1%) belonged to the business sector. These are among the findings of Kaspersky’s analysis of the economic threat landscape last year. Banking “Trojans” or “bankers” are one of the most common tools for cybercriminals, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

iPhone: Security gap from 2018 found cyber-security company

A security gap in the operating system of Apple’s iPhones and iPads devices, which may have exposed hundreds of millions of users to the risk of hackers brought to light by US cyber-security company ZecOps. Apple has announced that the relevant “patch” that will fix the problem will be included in the next update of its iOS software. The “backdoor” was found Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Some tricks you might not know about iPhone

After 12 years on the market, the iPhone is now perhaps the most popular mobile phone device available. The hacks for its operation are now known to everyone, and even those that the owner does not know exactly are available with a simple search on the internet. However, every update to its software brings new, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …