Beware of SMS Phishing

SMS phishing, or “smishing,” is a type of phishing attack that relies on SMS messages rather than email. It’s a natural evolution of phishing resulting from the ubiquitous use of mobile phones. The goal of smishing is to lure victims into providing personal information, usually to a website that appears legitimate but is actually controlled by hackers. These attacks use …

Android Malware Attacking Again

Cybercriminals have recently increased their use of banking trojans, which continue to become more effective as they evolve. …Log into your iPressGo account to read the full article.

Yet Another T-mobile Cyberattack has just happened

Some T-Mobile customers have recently been the victims of a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) swapping attack. The mobile communications brand confirmed earlier reports about this issue on December 28, 2022, saying that the SIM cards assigned to these customers’ mobile numbers may have been illegally reassigned, allowing attackers to view a limited amount of account information. …Log into your iPressGo …

Google Debuts New Private Features to Improve Security

Google announced on September 9, 2021 that it was introducing new features to Android Private Compute Core, a secure environment for the Android operating system (OS). Suzanne Frey, VP, Product, Android & Play Security and Privacy, said in her blog post that these features will “provide a privacy-preserving bridge between Private Compute Core and the cloud.” …Log into your iPressGo …

How to Find Out if your Phone Has Spyware

Spyware is an application that allows a hacker to remotely access information on a computing device such as a smartphone. Finding spyware on your phone can be challenging because it’s specifically designed to remain undetected, although there are signs that can indicate that your phone is infected with spyware. Once detected, you’ll need to remove the spyware as quickly as …

The iOS 15 Update is Here. The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

iOS 15.0 is the current major version of the iOS mobile operating system (OS) that Apple uses for its iPhone and iPod Touch products. The firm announced this release at its Worldwide Developers Conference on June 7 and released it to the public on September 20, 2021. Apple also released the beta version of 15.1 the following day. Both versions …

Beware of QR Code Scams

Businesses use Quick Response (QR) codes to provide a variety of services for their customers, such as locating apps for ordering a product and tracking shipments. They aren’t human readable, which allows scammers to easily embed malicious links in QR codes. This type of scam is becoming more common as the use of QR codes increases, according to the Better …

That Text Message you Received is Smishing

You may have been the victim of an SMS-based phishing, or smishing, attack if you’ve ever received a text message that claimed there was a problem with one of your accounts and asked you to click on a link to resolve the issue. Smishing is one of the easiest ways for hackers to steal your data because you’re literally giving …