AdaptiveMobile Shares Vision for “Securing Mobile” at Mobile World Congress 2016

AdaptiveMobile will be sharing its vision for “Securing Mobile” at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, 22-25 February.

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Seasonal Kik Spam

A greater variety of spam attack on Kik signals more dangers for Kik users in the future. Recently Kik messenger has experienced a series of picture spam attacks, many tied to Holiday events. We profile the various types over the last 2 months and how they work

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I Found Our Photo! (And Other Malware Lies)

Social engineering is one of the greatest threats organisations can encounter today. Over the past few weeks we’ve been monitoring the changing face of a new sample of mobile malware and how it’s exploiting unsuspecting Android users. Read our analysis here.

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Sacrificing Design – Viber’s Next Hurdle?

Viber spam continues to grow and users are looking for a solution. We review the current situation and asses the business decision facing OTT applications.

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Get ready to get your romance outsourced – an African dating safari

Spammers have begun to use the dating route to clandestinely harvest user data. Although the present scenario seems to indicate that Africa is the ground zero for this activity it could be just the tip of the iceberg.

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WhatsApp got another influx of messaging spam types when the Pump-and-Dumpers came to work. We profile how the ‘Wolf of WhatsApp’ did it and the results.

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Can they hear you now? Hacking Team & SS7

The recent Hacking Team revelations allows us to delve deeper into the murky world of surveillance systems for hire. What we find shows that the mobile surveillance industry extends beyond just simple apps on a phone, to include the SS7 network.

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Don’t Get Paralysed by Stagefright

An exploitable flaw has been discovered in Android's source code, allowing hackers to remotely access a mobile device through a simple text message.
We take a look at the situation and assess whether this is the "heartbleed for mobile" that people are making it out to be.

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Points for consistency, but not for originality

Is fearr cosaint cliste ná ‘spam’ bhriste

WhatsApp and Viber continue to grow, yet with growth comes an increase in spam messages. Here's our analysis on the latest wave of attacks.

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