So what is Krack? This week a researcher at the Belgian university KU Leuven revealed that he had discovered a previously unknown vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi security protocol.  The vulnerability, dupped KRACK,  would allow a hacker to intercept traffic passing between any device (phone, tablet, laptop, IOT device etc) and a Wi-Fi access point….

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Google’s Verify Apps API

Google recently announced the availability of a new security API for Android. The new ‘SafetyNet Verify Apps API will enable developers to query whether an Android device is protected by Google Verify Apps’ anti-virus software. The API will also make it possible to identify any potentially harmful apps installed on the device.   Google Verify Apps…

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Here at Corrata we’ve long believed that a critical step in understanding the status of a mobile security on a device is examining how it interacts with the network. The recent Igexin spyware scare on the Google Play Store is an excellent illustration as to why this is the case and highlights significant drawbacks in relying on…

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On Saturday night, the Mayweather McGregor bout is expected to gross $500M plus on pay-per-view alone. That would put in the same league as the all time top ten grossing movies in the US. Hence they’re calling it the ‘money fight’. Using the word ‘fight’ is stretching it a bit given only one of them…

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In our last blog post we outlined how the patch process works and explained why up to one-third of iOS devices and almost all Android devices are still running on old operating system versions. New updates need to be released all the time to add new features, fix bugs and patch up mobile security vulnerabilities….

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We couldn’t be more proud to announce that Corrata has won the Bank Of Ireland technology startup of the year 2017. The Bank of Ireland Startup Awards are Ireland’s premier awards program for early stage Irish business. The event was held at the Mansion House, Dublin and hosted by Dragon’s Den judge Gavin Duffy. By…

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A Patchwork of Complexity Last week the globe was still reeling following the WannaCry ransomware attack. The malware wreaked havoc on computer systems around the world, locked data from users and crippled services. Reports citing its impact on patient care at NHS hospitals humanized the story in a way that cyber security attacks seldom do. Since…

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2017 has been an exciting year for Corrata and we’re not even halfway through! Corrata has made it to the finals in the Technology Startup Of The Year category at the Bank Of Ireland Startup Awards 2017. We are just one of six startups who have made it to this stage. This prestigious event, which recognizes and rewards…

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Make way for mobile. In 2016 280 million desktop or laptop computers shipped globally. The equivalent figure for smartphones was an amazing 1.5 billion. These figures highlight the fact that today’s personal computing platform of choice is mobile. And of course, the overwhelming number of these mobile devices are running either Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android operating systems….

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