/Tag:Mobile Security

What do we mean when we talk about In-App Protection?

Gartner defines In-App protection as a security solution implemented within the application to make it more resistant to attacks. But, what does it really means?

November 21st, 2019|

8 tips to avoid installing mobile malware on your smartphone

Mobile malware is real. Following the trend of more and more services to go mobile, fraudsters are going in the same direction as they're moving very fast from developing PC's malware to smartphone ones.

September 4th, 2019|

3 good reasons to use a passcode on your smartphone

Most of us always have a mobile device in our pockets or bags. We use it for multiple purposes, ranging from social media to online payment. This means our phone is continuously accumulating personal sensitive data that could be quite valuable for fraudsters.

July 18th, 2019|

SimSwap Attacks: how they work and how to protect yourself!

A SimSwap is a type of ATO (Account Takeover) focuses on the weaknesses of the identification process that involves SIM card.

June 26th, 2019|

Passwordless Authentication, are you ready to go? Or HEY DAD! WHATS A PASSWORD?

Is the passwordless authentication era finally coming? And are we, ready to switch from the usual and reassuring user/password to something new?

April 17th, 2019|

The Naming Protocol For Malware Exodus: Yes Bob Exodus!

Exodus is one of the latest spyware’s disguised and distributed through the Google Play Store.

April 5th, 2019|

Case study – MORE®: Streamlining mobile app experiences for global banks

A large banking group was experiencing financial fraud, and was concerned about potential reputational damage to their mobile app. A solution was needed that would be capable of securing the app without causing a negative impact on the user experience. Thanks to MORE®, the banking group has been able to integrate advanced security into the [...]

August 20th, 2018|

Hackers don’t have control over your webcam, so don’t give them any money

By Guido Ronchetti (CTO @XTN) In the last months, a new scam scheme was out in the net: cybercriminals trying to extort money threatening the release of X rated videos to victim's contacts. Yesterday I was targeted by this attack, and I've found it very well designed, reminding me of a delirious Black Mirror’s episode, and [...]

July 27th, 2018|

Case study – MORE®: Protecting mobile services in the automotive domain

This case study describes how a large automotive group was looking for a solution to secure their new services that involve vehicle interaction through a mobile app. MORE® provided a way to identify the app user, prevent unauthorised access and evaluate the risk for each vehicle/app interaction in detail. Integrating MORE® through APIs, the automotive [...]

July 19th, 2018|

PSD2 and GDPR: how can XTN guarantee compliance to both standards?

The Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): two new regulations that have brought fundamental changes to the banking and fintech sector in the EU this year. GDPR emphasizes individuals’ rights to protect their personal data, while PSD2 is aimed at improving payment security, reducing fraud and making customer account information [...]

June 19th, 2018|