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By Colm 15th May 2019

Why Google and Apple’s Mobile Malware Protection May Not Be Enough – Part 1

Mobile malware can take many different forms. Spyware, adware, ransomware, and Trojans are commonly hidden in seemingly innocent apps and communications designed to fool users to take over, damage, and steal information from mobile devices. And with 42 million mobile malware attacks occurring every year, the problem only seems to be getting worse. In this […]

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By Colm 14th May 2019

What’s Up with WhatsApp?

Following the discovery of a vulnerability (documented here) that allows the remote installation of spyware on mobile devices, WhatApp has issued a warning to all 1.5 billion of its users to update to the latest version of its app. Uncovered by Facebook-owned WhatsApp in early May, the vulnerability was found to leverage a bug in […]

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By Colm 29th April 2019

Sideloading from Unofficial App Stores: Despite the Risks, Why Do We Do It?

For most smartphone and tablet users, installing an app is a simple and safe process that involves purchasing or downloading a file from their designated app store. However, there is an alternative to the official Apple App Store or Google Play Store which although beneficial to the user, has also proven to present considerable risks. […]

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By Colm 2nd April 2019

3 Key Developments in Mobile Phishing That Every Organization Should Know

Internet phishing is not a new threat. It has existed for many years in many different forms, constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated in response to technical trends. Because of this however, it is essential that organizations and their phishing detection and protection solutions are also able to adapt in response to changes. Recently Cofense […]

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By Dylan 13th March 2019

Corrata: extending Microsoft Defender ATP protection to Android & iOS devices

Maarten Goet recently got busy with Corrata’s data control and mobile security solution. Exploring the recent integration between Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Corrata was on Maarten’s to do list and his hands-on experience is detailed on the Microsoft MVP and Regional Directors blog here. Corrata works very different from other solutions. Most other endpoint […]

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By Colm 8th March 2019

MWC19’s Hottest Topic: 5G – Are You Ready for the Change?

Last week the biggest names in mobility gathered in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2019, the largest mobile industry event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from more than 2,400 companies. While folding smartphones, IoT, Big Data, and VR headsets were some of the hottest topics among vendors and attendees, […]

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By Colm 27th February 2019

Corrata’s Integration with Microsoft Defender ATP: How Exactly Does It Work?

Last month, Corrata were delighted to announce the integration of our mobile Security and Control solution with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), at the same time we would be joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association. We were extremely excited to see how the two solutions would provide a unified view of mobile endpoint security […]

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By Colm 19th February 2019

iOS Apps Go Rogue – How Did This Happen?

Since the release of the App Store in 2008, Apple have sought to differentiate the iPhone as an impenetrable, safe device available only to apps that have been vigorously reviewed and approved in accordance with the company’s policies and standards. However, this image has been severely tarnished in recent weeks following the discovery that tech […]

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By Colm 31st January 2019

Public Wi-Fi: Stealing Secrets in the Air

‘Free Wi-Fi’ – a phrase so commonly heard today that we have come to expect it in most public places. The vast majority of hotels, restaurants, coffee shops and transport systems today offer some form of Wi-Fi network for its guests and customers. In recent years, exploits using equipment such as the Wi-Fi Pineapple have […]

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