What Is a VPN And Why Should You Care ?

Virtual Private Network (VPN) is the common term everyone must have heard while trying to bypass your school Wi-Fi (or) accessing some unauthorized sites. If you think that’s the only use of a VPN then you are wrong. A VPN is basically sharing your files on some public (or) private servers to get easy access … Continue reading “What Is a VPN And Why Should You Care ?”

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Five Tips for Effective Mobile Security

A few years back, Smartphones and Mobile Devices were considered as additional gadgets. People used to carry around those devices to make a few phone calls or to text someone. Now, in the current scenario, mobile devices are something inevitable for most people’s daily lives. Nevertheless, conforming to this change, threats have also been refocused. … Continue reading “Five Tips for Effective Mobile Security”

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How to Secure Banking Apps of Your Smartphone?

Those days are gone when account deposits or withdrawal required a visit at your bank to complete a transaction. Nowadays we have lots of option for financial transaction. Among all the options Mobile Banking is an increasingly popular way to manage and monitor your bank account. According to Javelin Strategy and Research, mobile banking increased … Continue reading “How to Secure Banking Apps of Your Smartphone?”

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How to Easily Secure your Smartphone

Most people these days have a smartphone. These phones are actually no longer just mobile phones, in reality they are powerful mobile computers with several GB RAM, multicore CPUs and many GB storage. Despite these characteristics which bring them closer to computers than to phones, most of their users don’t consider security and privacy in … Continue reading “How to Easily Secure your Smartphone”

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Why You Don’t Want to Use WiFi at an Airbnb Rental

The threat exploded at the recent Black Hat conference when security researcher Peter Galloway  told what he had done on a recent vacation: he went back to his Airbnb rental and attacked the WiFi network.  Said Galloway: “Within five minutes flat, I owned the network.” Read that again because what Galloway is saying is that … Continue reading “Why You Don’t Want to Use WiFi at an Airbnb Rental”

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Are You Inviting Hackers to Seize Control with Bluetooth?

Quick now, look at your phone.  Is Bluetooth on? If the answer is yes – and probably it is – you are in effect giving hackers not just an unlocked doorway into your phone but you have given them the keys. Bluetooth security risks are serious. Don’t know how to check if it’s on? In … Continue reading “Are You Inviting Hackers to Seize Control with Bluetooth?”

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Coming soon from Mirmay: Hide My Apps

Our users have been asking us for a secure way to hide private apps, and we’ve listened. We’re pleased to announce that our newest security app Hide My Apps is coming soon for Android. Hide My Apps will let you create two passcodes. Your personal passcode will let you view all the apps installed on … Continue reading “Coming soon from Mirmay: Hide My Apps”

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Android Malware Compromising Modern Devices

Google is shrinking the oceans of attack vectors once available to bad guys with every Android update but treacherous rivers remain for Android malware. Chief among those vectors are screen overlay techniques, which are some of the most capable features modern malware authors are abusing to compromise new and updated Android phones. Compromising modern Android … Continue reading “Android Malware Compromising Modern Devices”

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A Quick Guide to Get Started with Mobile Security

Security is a broad term. Being ‘secured’ involves carrying out a number of tasks – virtually and physically. The same applies to a mobile device. With the onset of Internet of things, our lives have become much more virtually involved that ever before. Come to think about it, I have all my documents, music collection, … Continue reading “A Quick Guide to Get Started with Mobile Security”

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New from Mirmay: GO Fans Chat App for Pokémon GO

Pokémon GO has revolutionized mobile games, and it’s getting unprecedented numbers of people out of their homes and embracing augmented reality gaming. But one thing it doesn’t have is a way of chatting with players near you. Mirmay Limited has released the solution: GO Fans, a free chat app for Pokémon GO players to find … Continue reading “New from Mirmay: GO Fans Chat App for Pokémon GO”

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