There is a much more level playing field for malware on iOS now compared to Android, according to Lookout Security, who says that iOS malware currently looks a lot like Android malware in 2010. With its newest infographic below Lookout attempts to dispel some myths around the existence of dangerous malware in the App Store. Read More
Over the last week or so, a number of VPN providers have reported issues with their services in China following reports that the government had updated its firewall to block such software.
The makers of the popular encrypted mobile Blackphone have patched a critical hole in the device that gave outside attackers the opportunity to poke their noses where they didn’t belong through the use of a simple texting crack.
If there’s anyone in the mobile space who’s bad at upgrading their OS, it’s Android users. The mobile ecosystem has long suffered from abysmal adoption rates for newer iterations of the platform, with just a mere one tenth of one percent of the entire user base updated to the most recent release of Lollipop 5.0.1.
IPVanish has announced a string of updates to its iOS app this week, including new support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ and with the latest versions of iOS.
Mobile security vendor Lookout has discovered a variant of the malware SocialPath in Google Play, in an app that describes itself as a ‘reputation management’ tool, which says that it will notify users whenever their photos are uploaded on the Internet. But it actually steals their data.
Tech bloggers and VPN services were abuzz earlier this week when reports surfaced that Netflix was taking new measures against geo blocking circumvention measures. Netflix has since denied these reports but a couple of VPN providers we spoke with tell us that they’ll be keeping a close eye on things.
VPN provider HideMyAss had a successful 2014 and has announced a number of new updates to it services as we enter 2015 including new servers and a newly updated iOS client app.
It looks like Netflix wants to stop VPN users from accessing its services. The company has updated its Android application to prevent VPN users from using custom DNS servers that redirect some traffic over a VPN server located in the country of their choice.
Iran is all set to expand its ‘smart filtering’ of the Internet. The country appears to be no longer interested in imposing a blanket ban on websites and will instead attempt to filter out the ‘harmful’ content.