Lookout Study Identifies an Ongoing Consumer Scam Surge
To shed light on the world of digital scams, Lookout commissioned a survey that spoke to 1,000 U.S. consumers to understand where people encounter scams.
The Olympics and Burner Phones: What About the Safety of That QR Code?
While QR codes make navigating activities at the Games easy and contactless, it creates opportunities for them to be abused for phishing purposes.
Data Privacy Week and Steps to Stay Ahead of Risks
While digital devices and services offer great convenience, they also pose risks to our data and privacy as the separation between our offline and online lives converges.
Personal Privacy and the TikTok Brouhaha
Large employers such as Wells Fargo have banned TikTok from company-owned devices, but that alone won’t prevent tablets and smartphones used for work to be free of TikTok.
New Threat - Commercial Surveillanceware Operators Exploit COVID-19
Are cybercriminals and scammer's taking advantage of increased communication around COVID-19? Discovery shows new surveillanceware exploits the pandemic.
Phishing Sites Distributing IOS & Android Surveillanceware
Lookout researchers have been tracking Android and iOS surveillanceware, that can exfiltrate contacts, recordings, photos, & more. Discover what was found.
Igexin Advertising Network Put User Privacy at Risk
The Lookout Security Intelligence team has discovered an advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin that had the capability of spying on victims.
Mobile Safari Scareware Campaign Thwarted
Encryption and VPNs Alone Do Not Protect You From Pegasus/Trident
Encryption and VPNs are excellent tools that protect sensitive data in most situations. But, given the extreme sophistication of the Pegasus attack these tools won’t work.
Using Spoofed Wi-Fi to Attack Mobile Devices
Millions of people around the world connect to public Wi-Fi networks on their mobile devices as they travel. The problem is that not all networks are official.