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World’s First Google Glass Spyware app unveiled

World's First Google Glass Spyware app unveiled

March 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the mob of Smart Devices, after Smartphones... Google glass would definitely be the next must-have device. It's non-other than a sma...
Why Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $19 Billion?

Why Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $19 Billion?

February 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Popular Smartphone Messaging app  WhatsApp 's $19 billion acquisition by Social Network giant Facebook  made Headlines this week. ...
Google Forces Handset Manufacturers to Ship Smartphone with latest Android version

Google Forces Handset Manufacturers to Ship Smartphone with latest Android version

February 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Get bored with the older versions of Google's Android Operating system? Then there is Good News for Android lovers ! Google is putting an en...
LinkedIn shutting down its security-plagued INTRO app in Early March

LinkedIn shutting down its security-plagued INTRO app in Early March

February 10, 2014Mohit Kumar
Last October, the social network ' LinkedIn ' launched a controversial Smartphone app called ' Intro ' that intercepts and r...
Test your Mobile Hacking and Penetration testing Skills with Damn vulnerable iOS app

Test your Mobile Hacking and Penetration testing Skills with Damn vulnerable iOS app

February 03, 2014Wang Wei
Smartphones are powerful and popular, with more than thousands of new mobile apps hitting the market everyday. Apps and mobile devices ...
Android app that notifies you whenever GPS enabled apps access your location

Android app that notifies you whenever GPS enabled apps access your location

February 01, 2014Anonymous
A team of Researchers at Rutgers University has developed an Android application which will notify you every time, whenever an app ...
Screenlogger - A keylogger app for Android and iOS Smartphones

Screenlogger - A keylogger app for Android and iOS Smartphones

February 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Are you using a pattern lock for your Smartphone to remain untouched from cyber criminals? But you are not aware that even your swipe ge...
10th Anniversary of the World’s first Mobile Malware 'Cabir'

10th Anniversary of the World's first Mobile Malware 'Cabir'

January 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The year 2014 starts with the formation of new mobile malware like ' Android . HeHe ', with the ability to steal text messages, interce...
Government launched 'China Operating System' (COS) to break Andoird and iOS Monopoly

Government launched 'China Operating System' (COS) to break Andoird and iOS Monopoly

January 22, 2014Anonymous
China has always tried to support its homegrown tech industry and even the security concerns over U.S. secret surveillance which gives C...
PGP Inventor announced encrypted PrivatOS based #BLACKPHONE against NSA surveillance

PGP Inventor announced encrypted PrivatOS based #BLACKPHONE against NSA surveillance

January 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Mobile security may not be secure as you think. In September we have reported that the National Security Agency has the ability to access d...
Smartphones, A Perfect Cyber Espionage and Surveillance Weapon

Smartphones, A Perfect Cyber Espionage and Surveillance Weapon

November 06, 2013Anonymous
The use of mobile devices in government environments concerns the secret service of any states, cyber espionage more often exploits th...
iPhone 5s Users Fooled By Apple, NSA and A Fake middle finger

iPhone 5s Users Fooled By Apple, NSA and A Fake middle finger

September 24, 2013Wang Wei
Last week Apple releases the iPhone 5S  with Touch ID , a fingerprint-scanning feature, promoted by the company as " Your fingerpri...
NSA: Steve Jobs is the real Big Brother and iPhone buyers are zombies

NSA: Steve Jobs is the real Big Brother and iPhone buyers are zombies

September 10, 2013Mohit Kumar
As we reported yesterday that, your Smartphone is a goldmine for the US National Security Agency (NSA), they have the full access to your ...
NSA can access your data on Smartphones including iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices

NSA can access your data on Smartphones including iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices

September 08, 2013Mohit Kumar
National Security Agency (NSA)  has the capability to access a broad range of data on most Smartphones out there, including iPhone, Bl...
Sim Card Cloning Hack affect 750 millions users around the world

Sim Card Cloning Hack affect 750 millions users around the world

July 21, 2013Mohit Kumar
SIM cards are among the most widely-deployed computing platforms with over 7 billion cards in active use. Cracking SIM cards has long be...
South Korea defense bans Smartphones for data security

South Korea defense bans Smartphones for data security

July 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
South Korea 's Ministry of National Defense is banning its employees from using the  smart phones inside of the ministry's building...
Most Sophisticated Android malware ever detected

Most Sophisticated Android malware ever detected

June 07, 2013Wang Wei
A new piece of sophisticated Android malware has been discovered by security researchers at Kaspersky Labs . Dubbed as Backdoor . Andr...
New Android malware forwards incoming messages to hacker

New Android malware forwards incoming messages to hacker

May 23, 2013Wang Wei
A new type of Android malware that can intercept text messages and forwarding to hackers is discovered by  the Russian firm Doctor Web . Th...
Smartphones cache poses huge risk for Cloud Storage Security

Smartphones cache poses huge risk for Cloud Storage Security

March 27, 2013Wang Wei
A couple of years ago, the tech world was abuzz about the cloud. Cloud computing refers to computing where the processing or storage takes p...
Samsung's new OS Tizen 2.0 source code released

Samsung's new OS Tizen 2.0 source code released

February 19, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Tizen 2.0 source code and SDK has officially been released. Tizen is a Linux-based open-source software platform backed by Intel and...
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