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Hacked WhatsApp accounts can be recovered online

May 27, 2019

Dubai: Residents who have their WhatsApp accounts hacked can recover their accounts by contacting Dubai Police through their e-crime platform, an official said on Wednesday. Captain Abdullah Al Shehi, Deputy Director of the Cybercrimes Department of Dubai Police, said that residents can report crimes on the platform as well as recover their hacked accounts. “The […]

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Hackers may glean your password by listening to how you type on your phone

April 12, 2019

What if scammers could learn your password not from a massive cyber attack or taking control of your device, but from listening in as you type? That’s the startling premise of a recent study by researchers at Cambridge University and Sweden’s Linköping University who were able to glean passwords by deciphering the sound waves generated […]

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Cyber-Risks Hiding Inside Mobile App Stores

March 20, 2019

As the number of blacklisted apps on Google Play continues to drop, attackers find new ways to compromise smartphones. Mobile devices – pervasive in the workplace, heavily used, and often unregulated – present a wealth of opportunity to cybercriminals aiming to access employees’ sensitive information. The mobile threat landscape is always shifting, says Jordan Herman, […]

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What’s Up with Your Mobile Apps? Identifying and Mitigating Digital Risk

February 19, 2019

I’ll venture to guess you’re using a mobile device to read this. In the most recent Ericsson Mobility Report (PDF), the total number of mobile subscriptions at the end of 2016 was approximately 7.5 billion and growing around 4 percent year-on-year. Greater speed, power and storage capabilities of mobile devices mean they are used more frequently […]

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