Anti-SPAM Day 2016

2nd Jun 2016

I enjoyed the recent video created by Snapple named "Telegraph spam" so much I wanted to investigate the historical basis of the video.The first unsolicited bulk telegraph message was sent 152 years this week. It is clear, that the same situation then and now drive the formation and growth in messaging abuse.

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Craigslist SMS Phishing

17th May 2016

Craigslist SMS phishing (or SMSishing) is one of the most popular and growing SMS scams in North America today. We provide analysis about these scams and the reasons why they have become a favorite tool of scammers.

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Who’s been watching my puppy?

27th Apr 2016

Having set up petcams in my home to remotely monitor my new puppy’s behaviours with my 4G smart device when I am out, I was reminded about Shodan, the search engine that looks for IoT devices such as webcams and makes their streams available for viewing by anyone on the internet.

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SS7 Security : Putting the pieces together

18th Apr 2016

Recent news releases bring to life what are possible via SS7 attacks. We show how state agencies have been gathering this information in the past, and give an example of the scale of what is possible, via a major SS7-caused outage in a European operator.

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Tracking the Trackers: The most advanced rogue systems exploiting the SS7 Network today

17th Feb 2016

We’re releasing more information this week from our research into SS7 attacks, read on to understand the most complex and advanced rogue systems in the SS7 network that are tracking people worldwide without their knowledge today

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

17th Feb 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

5th Jan 2016

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)

8th Oct 2015

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?

1st Oct 2015

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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