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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Why Facebook Watch could be a problem for your company’s data usage policies Facebook has now opened up its Watch Tab for original video content to everyone in the US. While it’s not going to rival YouTube or Netflix anytime soon, it is still going to be something that you can be sure your employees…

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You probably heard that EU mobile roaming charges ended earlier this year. That’s unequivocally good news as we no longer have to worry about getting an outrageously high bill when we inadvertently splurge on data while traveling in the EU. What’s not obvious is the impact that this change is having on our mobile data…

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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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How to make sure your staff’s summer browsing doesn’t ruin your business The three things you need to be aware of, to keep you, your staff, and your company safe: Your staff are going to use free wifi hots spots when they are on holiday. Advising them to use encrypted and/or brand name access points…

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The demise of the Windows Phone and how enterprises should respond After a long drawn out period Microsoft has finally announced what many predicted as inevitable for a long time, the demise of the Windows Phone. When it’s revenue fell from one quarter to the next by $730 million, down to a mere $5 million,…

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The End of EU Roaming Charges

Celebrate, but understand the fine print. From today mobile operators across Europe will be barred by EU regulations from imposing roaming charges when their customers use their phones while traveling within the EU. This is undoubtedly good news for all users of mobile services within the EU. Businesses, in particular, will benefit because in the…

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