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HeadsUp for WhatsApp

HeadsUp for WhatsApp

OTT messaging apps had a big year in 2014, led by WhatsApp which was bought by Facebook. 2015 may be even bigger if the messaging apps maintain their growth momentum. However OTT messaging are beginning to attract unwanted attention from criminals from other messaging platforms. We analyse some major security challenges that have already emerged and what has to happen now.


Singapore SMS Worm Goes International

Singapore SMS Worm Goes International

An Android SMS Worm using social engineering in the form of a photo-sharing link was detected and warned about by the Singapore CERT agency last month. We have discovered a new version which has evolved with a whole new set of features, including the ability to speak in 37 languages


Taking up the Gauntlet: SS7 Attacks

Taking up the Gauntlet: SS7 Attacks

SS7 attack techniques have been recently covered in the media. The question is now how real is the threat, and what we can do to stop it. To answer we profile an SS7 'attack' that involved Ukraine & Russia


AdaptiveMobile presented with Network Management Excellence accolade at the Telecoms.com Awards 2014

AdaptiveMobile presented with Network Management Excellence accolade at the Telecoms.com Awards 2014

AdaptiveMobile is delighted that it has been presented with the first ever ‘Network Management Excellence’ award at the Telecoms.com Awards 2014. AdaptiveMobile was recognised for its distinguished mobile network security services at the awards ceremony last night.


Koler ‘Police’ Ransomware Gets its Worm On

Koler ‘Police’ Ransomware Gets its Worm On

Over the last 24 hours we have seen a new variant of the Android ransomware known as Koler become active in the United States, and spreading via a new system. Koler has become 'Worm.Koler'.


Selfmite.b: Follow-up and Update

Selfmite.b: Follow-up and Update

We think that it is necessary to update our readers with a few additional facts and figures about Selfmite.b


Take Two: Selfmite.b Hits the Road

Take Two: Selfmite.b Hits the Road

The Android SMS worm Selfmite is back and more active than ever. We analyse Selfmite.b here.


SMS Phishing Spam and JPMorgan Chase Breach

SMS Phishing Spam and JPMorgan Chase Breach

The recent massive JP Morgan Chase Data breach has been reported at the same time as recent Chase Bank SMS phishing attacks in the US. We investigate whether they are related


How to shift that Stubborn Snapchat Spam

How to shift that Stubborn Snapchat Spam

Another wave of Snapchat spam indicates that Snapchat spam seems to be here for a while. We profile the different types of spam and ways in which Snapchat can deal with it.


In mobile operators we trust

In mobile operators we trust

Today, in partnership with telecoms and technology analyst Ovum, we have announced the results of a global enterprise mobility survey. The survey threw up some surprises and confirmed a few things we might have guessed to be true.


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