Trend Micro has confirmed reports that some of its Mac consumer products were silently sending users’ browser history to its servers, and apologised to customers for any “concern they might have felt.”
But apparently it’s the users’ fault anyway for not reading the EULA.
Apple has removed “Adware Doctor” from the macOS App Store amid claims that the program was uploading browser histories to China. And it turns out that wasn’t the only popular app stealing users’ private information.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Just how much money can a scammy iPhone app make in the iOS App Store?
You may be surprised. After all, how does $80,000 per month sound to you?
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Apple has released a new version of its mobile operating system, fixing a serious security flaw that allowed App and in-App purchases to be made without proper authorisation.
Security researchers looked at over 800,000 apps available for download from the Android and iOS App Stores – and were depressed to find that many were being reckless with users’ privacy and security.
If app developers are able to sneak an emulator into their iPhone apps, they could also (potentially) smuggle in malicious code designed to exploit your shiny Apple gadget.
“We created this app to spy on you, PLEASE DOWNLOAD IT!”
Hardly what you would expect to read on the page promoting Viber’s app.
It should go without saying that if you use Opera, you should update to version 12.13 as soon as possible.
But… what if you didn’t get your copy of Opera from the official website?
What if, instead, you acquired your version of Opera for Mac from Apple’s Mac App Store?
Some Android users have got a nasty scare, as three websites – involved in the distribution of cracked and stolen Android smartphone apps – were shut down by the FBI.
If you are using the Apple Mac App Store you might be putting your computer’s security at risk, because of the service’s tardy attitude to critical updates.