Some apps approved by England’s National Health Service have found to be leaking personal information about users online according to a study. The study was done by a group of individuals from the Imperial College of London and their results showed that the apps they tested leaked ID data, reported by BBC.
The NHS was founded in 1948 after a legislation bill was passed in 1946, 47, and 48. It includes all four Health Services of the United Kingdom pertaining to the four countries England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. These services were established to provide people better health care facilities and continue to do just that. Most of the services from the vast array of health [...]
CloudFlare recently revealed that they were hit with a massive DDoS attack. A large number of HTTP requests originated from one of their customers. The extent of requests received indicates the possibility of Mobile Ad Networks being used for this nefarious purpose, CloudFlare reports.
In a case study that originated from an attack they faced, CloudFlare reveals that a new trend in the field of DDoS could be afoot. The usage of Mobile Ad Networks to cause massive DDoS attacks has been postulated by CloudFlare.
On analysing the request and the attack package, they could conclude that the request contained legitimate headers which were made by a real browser. The Origin [...]
A global survey questioning over 900 cybersecurity experts has revealed the biggest security risks affecting the mobile payments market along with the best security measures that ought to be implemented.
The 2015 Mobile Payment Security Study, conducted by ISACA has revealed that an overwhelming majority of cybersecurity experts (87%) believe that mobile payment-related data breaches will increase over the next 12 months.
According to market research firm – Future Market Insights, the global mobile payment market that includes services such as Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal will be worth an estimated USD $2.8 trillion by 2020.
The Global Survey Results can [...]
One of the problems mentioned in Making Encrypted Email Usable is the disconnect between the desktop, where there are PGP encryption applications or browser plugins, and the mobile world, where puzzle-box software leaves users feeling frazzled rather than freed.