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Android April 4, 2019

Xiaomi Vulnerability: When Security Is Not What it Seems

Smartphones usually come with pre-installed apps, some of which are useful and some that never get used at all. What a user does not expect, however, is for a preinstalled app to be an actual…

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Android July 26, 2018

Combatting Fifth Generation Cyberattacks: Introducing SandBlast Mobile 3.0 and New 23900 Security Gateway

We can count on one thing when it comes to protecting businesses from cyberattacks. Threat actors will always exploit the softest part of their targets. Today, in the fifth generation of cyberattacks, this fact rings…

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Android April 5, 2018

Google’s 2017 Android Security Report Shines Light on ExpensiveWall

Google recently published its 2017 security report for the Android ecosystem, a comprehensive overview of the constantly evolving mobile threat landscape, which indicates that Trojans, spyware, and hostile downloaders account for a large portion of mobile threats…

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Android September 14, 2017

ExpensiveWall: A Dangerous ‘Packed’ Malware On Google Play That Will Hit Your Wallet

Check Point’s mobile threat research team identified a new variant of an Android malware that sends fraudulent premium SMS messages and charges users’ accounts for fake services without their knowledge. According to Google Play data,…

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Android July 6, 2017

How the CopyCat malware infected Android devices around the world

Check Point researchers identified a mobile malware that infected 14 million Android devices, rooting approximately 8 million of them, and earning the hackers behind the campaign approximately $1.5 million in fake ad revenues in two…

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Android June 8, 2017

Chain Reaction:  The New Wave of Mobile Attacks

The main purpose of any business is to grow and be more successful – and that applies to criminal organizations just as much as it does to legitimate companies.  Cybercriminals have found that attacks specifically…

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Android April 25, 2017

SandBlast Mobile receives highest security score in independent test

Great news!  Miercom conducted the first independent, hands-on test of mobile threat defense products and Check Point SandBlast Mobile received Miercom’s Certified Secure Award! This is Miercom’s highest award for achievement in competitive, hands-on testing…

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Android April 12, 2017

Survey: Enterprise security pros doubtful they can prevent mobile breaches

At least once a week – usually after pounding on my iPhone to access a business document, texting a family member, and calling a colleague on another continent, all in a matter of minutes –…

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Android April 6, 2017

The latest findings on Chrysaor (Pegasus for Android) are even more stealthy

Earlier this week Google published a research about a new sophisticated spyware tool for Android, believed to be related to the Pegasus malware for iOS, which was discovered in August 2016. As Google wrote in…

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