Lookout Acquires SaferPass to Address the Rising Threat of Identity Theft

With the rise in identity theft and threats that seek to compromise corporate applications and emails, passwords offer a critical line of defense.

How to Protect Yourself from NSO's Pegasus Spyware

Even five years after Lookout and Citizen Lab discovered it, advanced mobile spyware Pegasus remains highly relevant.

Rooting Malware Makes a Comeback: Lookout Discovers Global Campaign

Security researchers at the Lookout Threat Labs have identified a new rooting malware distributed on Google Play, the Amazon Appstore and the Samsung Galaxy Store.

Lookout Unearths Android Crypto Mining Scams

Security researchers at the Lookout Threat Lab have identified over 170 Android apps, including 26 on Google Play, scamming people interested in cryptocurrencies.

Malware as a Service Meets Mobile Phishing: A Dangerous Combo

This campaign is the latest example of how attacks are leveraging various mobile-targeting methods to maximize their return.

Back to School? Secure Your Chromebooks!

Chromebooks have become an essential tool for schools that transitioned to distance learning in the spring. These devices are a cost-effective alternative for students.

Lookout and AT&T Delivering Advanced Security

AT&T has announced new security features for customers who subscribe to its Unlimited Elite and Extra plans, as well as its Unlimited Business Performance and Elite plans


Clipboard Snooping Isn’t Just an iOS Issue

Regardless of the operating system on your mobile device, if you’re copy-and-pasting sensitive personal or corporate information, it could be extracted without your knowledge.

Phone Spear Phishing Ruffles Feathers at Twitter

Your employees’ phones and tablets have as much access to your data as a laptop or desktop does because they need to stay productive.

Lookout Partners With Google To Protect Users From App Risk

With this partnership, Lookout can stop malicious apps before they become a threat by scanning apps submitted to the Google Play Store before they are available for download.

Commercial Spyware Has a New Name: Stalkerware

Stories like Pegasus and Dark Caracal’s Pallas are memorable because they tell a story of severe privacy threat with profound impact on victims’ lives.

What is Lookout Phishing AI?

Lookout Phishing AI detects the early signals of phishing, protects end users from visiting such sites as they come up, and alerts the targeted organizations.

mAPT ViperRAT Found in Google Play

Lookout researchers discovered samples belonging to the ViperRAT malware family, a known mobile advanced persistent threat (mAPT), in the Google Play Store.

New Surveillanceware in Google Play Targeting Middle East

Lookout researchers have identified a new, highly targeted surveillanceware family known as Desert Scorpion in the Google Play Store.


Pegasus for Android: The Other Side of the Story Emerges

Lookout and Google are releasing research into the Android version of one of the most sophisticated and targeted mobile attacks we’ve seen in the wild: Pegasus.


Trident Vulnerabilities: All the Technical Details in One Place

Today, Lookout released the technical details behind “Trident,” a series of iOS vulnerabilities that allow attackers to jailbreak a user’s device and install spyware.


Four Spyware Apps Removed from Google Play

Through close collaboration with an enterprise customer, Lookout identified Overseer, a piece of spyware we found in four apps live on the Google Play store.


Pegasus and Trident: Your Questions Answered

Pegasus is a highly sophisticated piece of spyware that uses three previously unknown vulnerabilities called “Trident.” This is the most sophisticated mobile attack seen.


Sophisticated Mobile Attack Against High-Value Targets on iOS

Citizen Lab and Lookout have uncovered a threat using three critical iOS zero-day vulnerabilities that form an attack chain that subverts even Apple’s security environment.


Linux Flaw Allows Anyone to Hijack Internet Traffic | Android Devices

Lookout has discovered that an exploit in TCP also impacts nearly 80% of Android, or around 1.4 billion devices, based on an install base reported by Statista.


Pokemon Go: New Tampered Apps & What You Can Do

Pokemon Go, is arguably the biggest mobile game in US history, but while fame breeds fans — even employees in the enterprise — it also attracts many opportunistic attackers.


A Spike in Shedun, Also Known as HummingBad

Shedun is trojanized adware that roots Android devices, masquerading as legitimate apps such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Okta’s enterprise single sign-on app.


What a Real Life Risky App Looks Like: A Warning From the DoD

In late May 2016, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released an advisory about an Android app called “CAC Scan,” which was found publicly available on Google Play.

Can a Phone Be Hacked? Watch Lookout on 60 Minutes

60 Minutes featured Lookout co-founder John Hering and a number of other well-known and respected security researchers demonstrating mobile attacks.


Your Phone Will Become More Important Than Your Password

Phones present new, exciting ways for companies to protect their accounts. However, this also means the phone is becoming a critical part of the hacker “kill chain.”


Brain Test Re-Emerges: 13 Apps Found in Google Play

With the help of the Lookout Security Cloud, we confirmed our suspicions that the author(s) behind the Brain Test malware had slipped additional malicious apps to Google Play.


Trojanized Solitaire App Slips Into Google Play Store

What solitaire app in Google Play’s gaming category is actually a version of the malware family FruitSMS? See what has been done at Lookout.com today.


Trojanized Adware Family Abuses Accessibility Service

In addition to rooting a victim’s device, Lookout observed Shedun abusing the Android Accessibility Service for its malicious means.


InstaAgent: What It Is and What You Can Do About It

Recently, news broke about a concerning app called InstaAgent. The app connects to the victim’s Instagram account and steals the user’s login credentials.


New Trojanized Adware Found - 20K Popular Apps Caught

See why auto-rooting adware is a worrying development in the Android ecosystem. Discover more information in mobile security with Lookout today.


Risky vs. Malicious Apps: How They're Different

There’s a challenge enterprises face when securing mobile devices: some apps that are legitimate and useful in a personal context may introduce a major risk for an enterprise.


XcodeGhost iOS Malware: Affected Apps and What You Should Do

Researchers recently found a piece of iOS malware called XcodeGhost in a number of apps in the Apple App Store. XcodeGhost is a piece of malware that can steal data


Hacking a Tesla Model S: What We Found and What We Learned

Vehicles are becoming computers on wheels with today's ever-changing auto tech. See why the auto industry must consider cybersecurity more than ever before.


Stagefright New Android Vulnerability | Threat Intelligence

Update: We have released a detector app to help you know whether your device is affected. Learn more here. What is Stagefright?


Jailbreaking Not a Requirement for Infection iPhones

This week, the security world exploded with the news that Hacking Team, a vendor of Italian spyware was hacked.


13 More Pieces of Adware Slip Into the Google Play Store

Lookout has found 13 instances, or apps, with adware in Google Play, some of which pretend to be Facebook and have malware-like characteristics.

DeathRing: Pre-Loaded Malware Hits Smartphones

DeathRing is a Chinese Trojan that is pre-installed on a number of smartphones most popular in Asian and African countries.


Five Critical Security Tips

Protect yourself and your private data from malware, spyware and malicious apps by downloading a security app like Lookout Mobile Security.


Does My Android Phone Have a Virus?

Is there really such a thing as an Android virus? Discover what malware on your phone is, where you may have gotten it, and what can be done today.

MouaBad: When Your Phone Comes Pre-Loaded With Malware

MouaBad is a surreptitious little malware with a number of variants that authors are flashing onto phones’ headed to consumers firmware.


Quick Guide: Fun With Phone Security Settings for Your Android

Who doesn't love blocking threats like Dendroid on their mobile device? Here's a quick guide in Android security settings from Lookout.


ShrewdCKSpy: Mobile Spyware With A Hidden Agenda

ShrewdCKSpy records victims’ SMS messages and phone calls and then exfiltrate them to remote third party servers and email accounts.

Understanding Chromebook Security

Google Chromebooks are a popular choice for students and employees looking for an affordable laptop to browse the web and connect to their cloud applications.

Lunch and Learn – Where Does Mobile Fit Into Security Frameworks?

Lookout hosted a lunch and learn discussion on how mobile fits into guidance provided by organizations like NIST and CIS, how that affects compliance and security policies.

4 Mobile Security Insights for CISOs

Read this insights summary to learn key takeaways from recent Gartner research around Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Mobile Threat Defense (MTD).

Continuous Conditional Access for Google G-Suite by Lookout

In this vidoe, you will see and hear how Lookout’s Continuous Conditional Access integrates with Google Cloud Identity to protect enterprise data in the real world.

Critical Requirements for Mobile Security

Mobile devices are at the intersection of your work and personal lives, from the moment you wake up to when you go to sleep. How do you protect these enterprise endpoints?

Back-to-School Best Practices for Online and Device Protection

David Richardson, VP of product, provides device and online protection best practices for both parents with kids going back to school and students heading off to college.