Pegasus spyware slipping into mobile devices unnoticed. Time to take mobile security seriously.

An investigation titled the Pegasus Project by 17 media organizations and Amnesty International’s Security Lab uncovered that surveillance software from NSO Group purportedly used by governments to target criminal and terror suspects is actively being utilized to target journalists, activists and dissidents. As a result, the security industry has dubbed this, the Pegasus Spyware, which bears a remarkably similar resemblance to the recent spyware activity surrounding FinSpy.


Protect Yourself from Powerful Pegasus Spyware

Note from the author: This write-up is meant to provide an overview on Pegasus, why you should be concerned, how Lookout can help protect you and what actions security admins should take. For additional information, please read our full technical report. Lookout Customers: If you believe your organization or one of your employees has been compromised by Pegasus, please reach out to our support team immediately.


Synopsys Defensics R&D team places second in 5G Cyber Security Hack 2021 event

The Synopsys Defensics R&D team put the Defensics fuzz testing tool to the test in the 5G Cyber Security Hack event and placed second in the competition. Finnish transport and communications agency Traficom, together with challenge partners Aalto University, Cisco, Ericson, Nokia, and PwC, organized the 5G Cyber Security Hack, which was held June 18 to 20, 2021.


Roaming charges are back. Here's what you need to know.

Roaming charges are back! You can practically hear everyone jumping for joy. With lockdown restrictions easing, vaccination programs going well, and more and more countries being given the green light for travel, roaming charges are on the horizon. Since 2017, we’ve been able to enjoy domestic phone tariffs when traveling in the EU. Then Brexit happened and this guarantee disappeared.


Lookout Unearths Android Crypto Mining Scams

Cryptocurrencies, once the exclusive domain of an idealistic fringe movement, have recently become attractive to mainstream retail investors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the valuation of cryptocurrencies rose exponentially, reaching a market capitalization of over $2 trillion. Cybercriminals are always looking for the path of least resistance to make money and cryptocurrencies are now in their crosshairs.


Internal vs External Vulnerability Scans: Understanding the Difference

When it comes to establishing a robust mobile application security posture, vulnerability scanning is certainly the go-to option. But given the complex cybersecurity challenges of modern times, it might be complicated and challenging to implement vulnerability scanning properly. According to the 2020 Edgescan Vulnerability Statistics Report, around 35% of the vulnerabilities discovered in external-facing apps were of critical or high risk.

Secure Coding Practices to Prevent Vulnerabilities in SDLC

Unlocking the Secrets of building a secure app Under 60 Minutes Build a culture of Secure Programming in your engineering team . With the amount of (attempted) security breaches and high paced sprint cycles, securing your mobile applications from day 1 is a driving force to ship applications at speed.

Four Steps to Modernizing Government Cybersecurity with Zero Trust based on the Executive Order

The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation and telework on a scale never seen before. Employees are working from anywhere and collaboration in the cloud has skyrocketed. But this new environment has expanded the cyber attack surface, compromising critical U.S. infrastructure and lives of our citizens. The recent slew of major cyber attacks including SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange and Colonial Pipeline, has moved cybersecurity improvements to the top of the agenda for the U.S.


Appknox adds ioXt Security Compliance Testing for IoT & Mobile Apps

Appknox, a leading enterprise mobile application security solution provider has announced a partnership with ioXt, a global standard for IoT security and standardization of security, privacy, and compliance programs. With the alliance, Appknox will enforce the clients with a Security Pledge that focuses on the security of stakeholders, and devices in the IoT environment.