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YiSpecter – First iOS Malware to Attack Both Non-jailbroken and Jailbroken iOS Devices

What is YiSpecter? YiSpecter is one of the recently discovered iOS malware which has been found to attack jailbroken as well as non-jailbroken devices primarily in China and in Taiwan. YiSpecter is a different malware compared to the iOS malwares that have been detected earlier, as its ways of attack are quite unique. It leverages …

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Instagram Hacked! Hacker Gets Access of Admin Panel

A senior security researcher of Synack, Wesley Weinberg, was threatened by Facebook after he revealed configuration flaws and security vulnerabilities which allowed him to access sensitive data stored on Instagram servers. Weinberg participated in Facebook’s bug bounty program and started analyzing Instagram systems. He got hint from one of his friend that sensu.instagram.com web page …

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5 Important Facts to Know About Mobile Application Security

A recent Gartner Report says that the Worldwide Information Security spending is likely to grow approximately 4.7 % to touch $75.4 Billion by the end of the year 2015. With information security spending as well as security incidents on the rise, it is clear that mobile operating systems are incorporating innovative features to largely increase …

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“Hello Kitty” Hacked and Exposed 3.3 Million Users Details

The database of sanriotown.com, a popular and favorite online community of Hello Kitty for children, has been hacked. About 3.3 million credentials of users from this website were exposed. This leaked data includes email addresses, users’ full names, questions and answers related to password hints and encrypted passwords. Hello Kitty and many Sanrio’s cute characters …

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Android Security and Related Issues in IT

Android Security issues in IT Android being one of the most popular operating system used widely, is prone to multiple security vulnerabilities which make it highly susceptible to attacks. With OS issues, Mobile App security too is a major concern today. Android is a potential victim of increased and sophisticated malware attacks which expose enterprise …

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Top 10 Mobile App Vulnerabilities: Guidelines for Mitigation

With increasing sophistication in mobile application development, there is an equally important need of improving mobile application security mechanisms. Mobile application vulnerability is prevalent irrespective of the operating system and the mobile device on which the apps are installed. How are these vulnerabilities related to mobile app security? What are the best techniques of building …

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