Why Updating Mobile OS And Application Is So Important

Posted by Roxane Suau on May 12, 2020

System and application updates always seem to pop up at less than timely moments, and most of us postpone them without second thoughts, for days, weeks, months… However, these updates represent an essential piece of systems’ stability and safety, as they include functionality enhancements and patches to security holes.

 

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A basic wallpaper app dressed up into a COVID-19 info app

Posted by Roxane Suau on April 16, 2020

In those troubled times, the world population demonstrates each day an unprecedented outpouring of solidarity, goodwill and aid. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic might also be leveraged as a business opportunity as per the following example.

 

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COVID-19 | Mobile usage evolution and security stakes

Posted by Roxane Suau on April 08, 2020

If we are requested to not be physically mobile, mobile usages are booming due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no surprise that business applications are heading the list with remote working being enforced in many organizations. From an individual perspective, the containment drastically impacted our daily mobile activity with a general increase of time spent on our devices and a booming usage of social and entertainment apps (fitness, streaming…).

 

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The network threats that endanger mobile devices privacy

Posted by Roxane Suau on March 05, 2020

Along the massive growth of enterprise mobility, cybercriminals looking for valuable data naturally shifted their interest toward mobile devices. Indeed, smartphones and tablets have inherent capabilities that, when exploited illegally, can provide a direct access to all the data they manipulate. Mobile threats can operate at three different layers of a device: 76% of them use mobile applications, 8% exploit the OS and 16% leverage the network. 

From phishing attempts to the more sophisticated Man-In-The-Middle, this article presents the most common network attacks used to exfiltrate data from mobile devices in the corporate environment.

 

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Pradeo Lab's cybersecurity predictions for 2020

Posted by The Pradeo Lab on January 17, 2020

 

The cybersecurity landscape is evolving at a fast pace. Hackers constantly sophisticate their attack techniques while security vendors push their technologies forward to keep warding threats off efficiently. Mobile security has become in the last couple years a major topic for security teams, as nearly all workforces now use mobile devices for work purpose. According to our team, here is what should be expected in 2020.

 

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