Innovative anti-phishing app comes to iPhones

Credit to Author: Jonny Evans| Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:01:00 -0800

We’re always told never to click on a link we receive in an email in case doing so takes us to some dodgy phishing site where our account details are violated, but what if our email app warned us before we clicked malicious links?

Can this app offer you protection?

MetaCert isn’t fully available yet, but it does seem to be a promising solution that provides email users in enterprise and consumer markets an additional line of defence against clicking on malicious links received in email messages.

The solution emerged from the developer’s earlier work building an API to help app developers add a layer of security to WebView.

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Something else is phishy: How to detect phishing attempts on mobile

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:00:56 +0000

Phishing is more problematic on smartphones than on desktops. Not only that, approaches to handling phishing attacks on mobile are quite different because their techniques are also different. So, how can users sniff out a mobile phish? Let us count the ways.

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Will Apple’s iPhone replace your password?

Credit to Author: Jonny Evans| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 07:00:00 -0800

Imagine using Face ID on your iPhone alongside a password and Touch ID on your computer in order to access highly secure websites, such as online banks, enterprise intranets and confidential online data services.

That’s a possibility as Apple begins testing a new security standard called WebAuthn.

What is WebAuthn?

Apple has begun beta-testing support for the standard in Safari Technology Preview Release 71, thought it does warn this support is an “experimental feature”, so it may go no further than that.

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Sophisticated Android clickfraud apps pose as iPhone apps and devices

Credit to Author: Chen Yu| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:54 +0000

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ProtonMail launches standalone iOS VPN app

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:22:00 -0800

Encrypted email service provider ProtonMail has launched a standalone virtual private network app for iOS devices. With iOS now added to its list, ProtonMail said it now offers protection for the most popular operating systems, which include Windows, MacOS, Linux and Android.

VPN functionality is prevalent in enterprise security products and management products, according to Phil Hochmuth, program director for IDC’s Enterprise Mobility team. At the same time, consumers are increasingly looking at VPN services to shield their online activities on wired networks, as well as on LTE/4G connections, he said.

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ProtonMail launches standalone iOS app

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:22:00 -0800

Encrypted email service provider ProtonMail has launched a standalone virtual private network app for iOS devices. With iOS now added to its list, ProtonMail said it now offers protection for the most popular operating systems, which include Windows, MacOS, Linux and Android.

VPN functionality is prevalent in enterprise security products and management products, according to Phil Hochmuth, program director for IDC’s Enterprise Mobility team. At the same time, consumers are increasingly looking at VPN services to shield their online activities on wired networks, as well as on LTE/4G connections, he said.

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What Apple's T2 security chip brings to the enterprise table

Credit to Author: Ryan Faas| Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:00:00 -0800

There’s been a lot of discussion about Apple’s T2 security chip, particularly the restrictions it places on repairs not sanctioned by Apple. The controversy centers on an Apple utility needed to make changes like swapping out the built-in SSD drives. The overall argument ties into the right-to-repair fight, allowing hardware owners to make changes to their own devices.

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Apple y Samsung multados por ralentizar sus móviles más viejos

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:26:33 +0000

Como Apple y Samsung acaban de descubrir, a costa de sus arcas, hay una forma correcta y otra incorrecta de ofrecer actualizaciones de software a sus clientes. Según investigadores del anti trust italiano AGCM, la forma correcta de proveer las actualizaciones a iOS y Android es añadir nuevas funciones que mejoren la experiencia del usuario [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Ik0XswHr1XI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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