Posts Tagged ‘mobile devices’

GalileoHacking Team Remote Control System: Spy Software “Galileo” can hack any mobile devices

Hackers from Italy said that they could hack any smartphone.

There is a tool in the software market, that can spy the owners of devices running iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, as well as Mac and PC. Italian hackers from Hacking Team reported about the release of Galileo.

Hackers from Italy, known as Hacking Team, announced the release of the program, which is capable to hack any smartphone running iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. In addition, the developers claim that the tool is able to hack computers running Windows and OS X. (more…)

Stats Of SmartphonesAccording to statistics, the share of average website’s mobile traffics equal to up to 25%, and what is more important, the index keeps on growing steadily. As per marketing analysts’ point of reference, a 65-70% increase in the number of devices should be expected by the year of 2016 witha vast legion of mobile users to reach nearly 200 million. It seems that we’ll inevitably face a rapid surge of mobile trafficin the next few years, heated by innovative technologies introduced in neoteric gadgetry almost on a monthly basis (it is hard to grasp it, but a 8-10 years old top Pentium’s performance is a no match to an imposing number of brand-new mobile devices and smartphones in particular).

A piece of statistics

Mobile traffic is absolutely crucial when it comes to marketing campaigns, conversion and revenue generation of course. Therefore, 10% of eBay’s traffic is represented by mobile visitors – the company has managed to earn 5bn in 2011 and crazy 7bn in 2012 solely from mobile traffic. Popular gambling and betting oriented websites report of 20-25% mobile visitors approximately, while payday and installment loans services admit thatthe half of their visitors drop in at their resource via a mobile device. (more…)

FacebookFacebook is adding eight companies to the five it already has on board to provide users with anti-virus protection.

The largest social network Facebook expands section AV Marketplace, where users are offered to download anti-virus software, by adding seven more products development companies. In addition, users have the ability to download from the site of the social network anti-virus software for tablet computers and smartphones. This was reported in a dedicated information security blog Facebook.

Recall that there is a section AV Marketplace on Facebook in April 2012. Through this section, users can download the full version of the popular antivirus programs for free, but only for a limited period, after which he issued a paid subscription.

Currently AV Marketplace contains about 20 anti-virus programs for personal computers, Mac computers and mobile devices. In the mobile section until there are only two software solutions – McAfee Mobile Security and Norton Mobile Security Lite, designed for smartphones and tablets based on Android. (more…)