New research from RiskIQ, the Digital Footprint Security company, highlights the risks posed to UK organisation’s and their customers from unauthorised or fraudulent mobile apps and unauthorised app stores.
Companies spanning retailers, travel companies, media & entertainment, gambling firms and banks have far more mobile apps owned by them or referencing their brand than they are aware of, many of which come from a new breed of hacker intent on compromising their digital assets and putting their customers at risk.
The open-source software movement started in the late 1990s. Since then, open-source software has transformed the software industry. Today, many infrastructure software startups employ open-source strategies to market their software and win dominant market share.
Open-source is a disruptive distribution strategy. It allows potential users and buyers of a software to try it, evaluate it, and understand exactly how it works because the source code is freely available. Open-source companies market to developers exactly how developers would like to be marketed to — with code.
Bittorrent has released the latest addition to its suite of sharing apps in the form of BitTorrent Shoot.
The mobile app is designed to make it easy for users to send photos and documents across different phone platforms quickly and simply with an emphasis on spontaneity.
Given that Flappy Bird is basically the perfect smartwatch game (quick, easy to control, detrimental to your dignity), it was only a matter of time until someone hacked the world’s most maddening game onto the world’s most expensive digital timepiece.
As many as 600 million Samsung phones may be vulnerable to attacks that allow hackers to surreptitiously monitor the camera and microphone, read incoming and outgoing text messages, and install malicious apps, a security researcher said.