Roxane Suau

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New malware on Google Play: How this app made it through Play Protect

Posted by Roxane Suau on January 22, 2021

We detected yesterday on Google Play a malicious mobile application with 10K+ installs called Daily Food Diary. The cybercriminal who published this app bypassed Play Protect security by deeply obfuscating its malicious code. After being reported, the malware was shortly deleted from the official store this morning. Users are advised to promptly uninstall it from their devices. 

 

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Our cybersecurity predictions for 2021

Posted by Roxane Suau on January 06, 2021

In 2020, we observed an explosion in the number of cyberattacks targeting companies and states around the world, to unparalleled levels. This trend confirms the acceleration we had anticipated, and indicators show that this will continue in 2021. Our forecasts are justified by the multiplication of connected devices, the cloudisation of services and the deployment of 5G." Clément Saad, CEO and co-founder of Pradeo.

 

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The latest and growing cyberattacks

Posted by Roxane Suau on December 17, 2020

This year may mark a turning point in the cyber world. As the pandemic urged organizations to enable remote working, the dissolution of traditional security perimeters accelerated until they fully blew apart. People with bad intentions saw in this chaos an opportunity to spy on an opponent, a government, a competitor; or to steal companies, public institutions, individuals…

 

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Mobile Threat Defense automation in VMware Workspace ONE

Posted by Roxane Suau on December 03, 2020

Ever-growing mobile usages are reinforced by remote working. Device management and automated mobile threat defense is the winning combination to prevent corporate data theft and exfiltration.

The pandemic has urged companies to set up remote working. When it was not already the case, employees are now more than ever using their mobile devices to carry on with their work tasks.

 

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Why is phishing so efficient on mobile?

Posted by Roxane Suau on October 15, 2020

Phishing is a hacking technique that makes a user believe that he is interacting with the interface of a trusted third party (his bank, an administration, a well-known company...) in order to exfiltrate personal information such as his password, credit card numbers, social security number, etc.

A phishing campaign is characterized, from the hacker's perspective, by the simplicity of its execution associated with the possibility to lead a large-scale attack. Although it originated in the 1990s, this type of attack is still very common today.

 

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