• Security

    The FBI says online banking apps could be a major security threat

    These days, cybercriminals are increasingly targeting cybercriminals to steal mobile banking users’ account information, according to a new FIB warning. The Center for Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a warning that in the event of an epidemic, mobile banking may attempt to exploit more targeted users of online banking applications. As banks closed while U.S. cities were locked up, Americans relied on mobile banking apps for payments, exchange funds, and cash checks. In fact, a study of U.S. financial data shows that mobile banking usage has increased by 50% since the beginning of this year. The FBI believes cybercriminals may use fake banking applications and banking Trojans to…

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    Manufacturers’ changes to the OS to include a custom UI and bloatware threaten the security of Android phones

    A new study has warned that customization of core operating system files created by some Android smartphone makers could pose a number of security threats. Research by UK security firm F-Secure has revealed that pre-loaded applications with custom Android UIs have been implicated in research using several major smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy S9, Huawei Mate 9 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 9. Depending on the geo-location of the custom UI users, they may have different effects. However, these modifications can enter the installed application and cause gaps or errors that can directly affect the device. 1. This ransomware software pretends to be the FBI and tries to extort money from…