Can your iPhone be hacked? What to know about iOS security

Here are some of the most common ways that an iPhone can be compromised with malware, how to tell it’s happened to you, and how to remove a hacker from your device. Let’s be clear: if your iPhone or iPad is connected to the internet, there’s a risk it might get hacked. Sure, statistics seem … More Can your iPhone be hacked? What to know about iOS security

ESET Research discovers scheme to steal cryptocurrency from Android and iPhone users

The attackers distributed malicious apps via fake and legitimate sites, and Telegram and Facebook groups. This sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets mobile devices using Android or iOS operating systems (iPhones). The malicious apps were distributed through fake websites, mimicking legitimate wallet services and promoted with ads placed on legitimate sites using misleading articles, and via … More ESET Research discovers scheme to steal cryptocurrency from Android and iPhone users

Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers

Two-factor authentication is a simple way to greatly enhance the security of your account. Google has announced that by the end of 2021 it plans to automatically enroll 150 million users into two-step verification (2SV), a security measure also commonly known as two-factor authentication (2FA). “For years, Google has been at the forefront of innovation in … More Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers

WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups

The Facebook-owned messaging service plans to roll out the feature to both iOS and Android users in the coming weeks. While users already had the option to back up their message history using cloud-based services, they will soon be able to store their backups end-to-end encrypted (E2EE), WhatsApp has announced. The introduction of the new feature … More WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups