How to Prevent Smartphone Spying?

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How Your Smartphone can Turn Hazardous

Your smartphone is your best friend and assistant. But within a few minutes, it can turn into an insidious betrayer. Then it begins tracking every move you make, catching every word you say or write – and pass this information to your adversaries. Your messages, pictures, projects, business, and private talks and all other secrets get into the hands of … actually, anybody who sees you as a target. Cybercriminals, bandits, competitors, jealous spouses or intelligent agencies – this list can be endless.

How Your Smartphone Is Made To Spy On You?

By using special spying programs that can be installed on your smartphone within a few minutes your smartphone is made to spy on you. This programs are openly sold via the Internet and positioned as software for “good purposes”: for parents to monitor their children activities, businessmen to track what their employees do, spouses to catch a cheating partner… Of course, in most countries, such activity is considered illegal itself. But despite that, such programs can be widely used for even more obvious crimes: stealing information from business competitors or preparing to hit a victim by criminals.

Comodo Threat Research Labs analysts deeply explored some of the most popular spying programs, so you’ll be able to see with your own eyes how exactly the mobile spyware works and what it does after penetrating your smartphone.

 

SpyHide

SpyHide

This spyware, monitors and records many processes on the victim’s smartphone: calls made and received, real-time GPS location of the phone, SMS etc. It has access to the entire contacts list and photos stored on the phone. It’s completely hidden from the smartphone owner. To get the stolen information, the attacker needs to connect and login to the spyware server.

SpyHide login

If you wish to look under the hood, here you are. The list below demonstrates the harm SpyHide can do to you. All strings clearly speak for themselves.

SpyHide records and maintains events from the following list:

EVENT_AMBIENT_RECORD_LOG = "event_ambient_record_active";

EVENT_CALL_LOG = "event_call_log";

EVENT_CONTACT_LOG = "event_contact_log";

EVENT_CORE_APP = "event_core_app";

EVENT_GPS_LOG = "event_gps_log";

EVENT_HAS_CONNECTED = "event_has_connected";

EVENT_PHOTO_LOG = "event_photo_log";

EVENT_SMS_INCOMING_LOG = "event_sms_log";

EVENT_SMS_OUTGOING_LOG = "event_sms_outgoing_log";

EVENT_SYNC_AND_FLUSH = "event_sync_and_flush";

SpyHide sends stolen information to the following remote servers:

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER = "flushdataxx.vixxis.net/client";

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER_NO_PROXY = "flushdataxx.hexxspy.com";

String DEFAULT_WEBSITE = "www.vixxis.net/client";

SpyHide extracts your data about calls, SMS, email, WhatsApp’s history, websites you visited as well as you contact database and your locations;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CALL = "/call/";

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CONTACT = "/contact/";

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_GPS = "/gps/";

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_SMS = "/sms/";

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_URL = "/url/";

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_WHATSAPP = "/whatsapp/";

PATH_BACKUP_MY_A_APP = CoreApp.getContext().getFilesDir().getParentFile().getPath() + "/BackupEmail/";

It sends all backups to remote server and can download files from there:

URL_APP = "/LogApp";

URL_CALL = "/LogCall";

URL_CALL_EX = "/LogListCall";

URL_CHECK_DEVICE_REGISTERED = "/CheckDeviceExist";

URL_CHECK_LOGIN = "/CheckAccount";

URL_CONTACT = "/LogContact";

URL_CONTACT_EX = "/LogListContact";

URL_DOWNLOAD_AMBIENT = "http://virsis.net/client/downloads/";

URL_EMAIL = "/LogEmail";

URL_GETSETTING = "/GetSetting";

URL_GPS = "/LogGps";

URL_GPS_EX = "/LogListGps";

URL_LOG_DATA = "/LogDataEx";

URL_PHOTO = "/UploadPhoto";

URL_PROTOCOL = "/DataService.svc";

URL_RECORD_CALL = "/UploadRecordCall";

URL_REGISTER_DEVICE = "/Create";

URL_SEND_DEVICE_TOKEN = "/SendDeviceToken";

URL_SEND_GCM_REG_ID = "/RegGcm";

URL_SEND_PHONE_INFO = "/UpdatePhoneInfo";

URL_SMS = "/LogSms";

URL_SMS_EX = "/LogListSms";

URL_SYNC = "/DataService.svc";

URL_SYNCSETTING = "/SyncSetting";

URL_SYNC_NOW = "/GetSettingNow";

URL_URL = "/LogUrl";

URL_URL_EX = "/LogListUrl";

rtmpUrl = "rtmp://virsis.net/client:1xx5/live";

HelloSpy:

 

HelloSpy

HelloSpy positions itself as “a best cell phone tracking and monitoring software for iPhone and Android Phone. Once installed on the target phone you will be able to monitor and record all calls made and received, real-time GPS location of the phone, track and record text messages (SMS), have access to the entire contacts list and photos stored on the phone and much more. FREE mobile spyware application satisfies all needs for spying, hacking and backing up the data for any smartphones”. (The descriptive quotes here and below are taken from the websites of the spyware)

And here is what HelloSpy can do with your phone:

Intercept and maintain your calls, SMS, every photo you made etc.

EVENT_AMBIENT_RECORD_LOG = “event_ambient_record_active”;

EVENT_CALL_LOG = “event_call_log”;

EVENT_CONTACT_LOG = “event_contact_log”;

EVENT_CORE_APP = “event_core_app”;

EVENT_GPS_LOG = “event_gps_log”;

EVENT_HAS_CONNECTED = “event_has_connected”;

EVENT_PHOTO_LOG = “event_photo_log”;

EVENT_SMS_INCOMING_LOG = “event_sms_log”;

EVENT_SMS_OUTGOING_LOG = “event_sms_outgoing_log”;

EVENT_SYNC_AND_FLUSH = “event_sync_and_flush”.

Communicate with remote servers:

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER = “flushdatxx.hellospy.com”;

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER_NO_PROXY = “flushdatxx.hellospy.com”;

DEFAULT_WEBSITE = www.hellospy.com.

It gets and maintains sensitive data like calls, contacts, location, messages, and websites you visited:

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CALL = “/call/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CONTACT = “/contact/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_GPS = “/gps/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_SMS = “/sms/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_URL = “/url/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_WHATSAPP = “/whatsapp/”;

PATH_BACKUP_MY_A_APP = CoreApp.getContext().getFilesDir().getParentFile().getPath() + “/BackupEmail/”;

4. It sends the collected backups to a remote server and makes downloads from there:

URL_APP = “/LogApp”;

URL_CALL = “/LogCall”;

URL_CALL_EX = “/LogListCall”;

URL_CHECK_DEVICE_REGISTERED = “/CheckDeviceExist”;

URL_CHECK_LOGIN = “/CheckAccount”;

URL_CONTACT = “/LogContact”;

URL_CONTACT_EX = “/LogListContact”;

URL_DOWNLOAD_AMBIENT = ” http://hellospyxx.com/downloads/”;

URL_EMAIL = “/LogEmail”;

URL_GETSETTING = “/GetSetting”;

URL_GPS = “/LogGps”;

URL_GPS_EX = “/LogListGps”;

URL_LOG_DATA = “/LogDataEx”;

URL_PHOTO = “/UploadPhoto”;

URL_PROTOCOL = “/DataService.svc”;

URL_RECORD_CALL = “/UploadRecordCall”;

URL_REGISTER_DEVICE = “/Create”;

URL_SEND_DEVICE_TOKEN = “/SendDeviceToken”;

URL_SEND_GCM_REG_ID = “/RegGcm”;

URL_SEND_PHONE_INFO = “/UpdatePhoneInfo”;

URL_SMS = “/LogSms”;

URL_SMS_EX = “/LogListSms”;

URL_SYNC = “/DataService.svc”;

URL_SYNCSETTING = “/SyncSetting”;

URL_SYNC_NOW = “/GetSettingNow”;

URL_URL = “/LogUrl”;

URL_URL_EX = “/LogListUrl”;

rtmpUrl = rtsp://hellospyxx.com:1xx5/live”;

Also, it’s able to stream video and audio.

MobiiSpy:

MobiiSpy

 

This spyware monitors “user activities in the background of the target phone including tracker mobile GPS location, call logs, spy calls, spy on text messages, monitor web history, pictures, spy on WhatsApp messages, Facebook messages, Viber messages and more”.

It can record and maintain events from the following list:

EVENT_AMBIENT_RECORD_LOG = “event_ambient_record_active”;

EVENT_CALL_LOG = “event_call_log”;

EVENT_CONTACT_LOG = “event_contact_log”;

EVENT_CORE_APP = “event_core_app”;

EVENT_GPS_LOG = “event_gps_log”;

EVENT_HAS_CONNECTED = “event_has_connected”;

EVENT_PHOTO_LOG = “event_photo_log”;

EVENT_SMS_INCOMING_LOG = “event_sms_log”;

EVENT_SMS_OUTGOING_LOG = “event_sms_outgoing_log”;

EVENT_SYNC_AND_FLUSH = “event_sync_and_flush”;

It communicates with remote servers:

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER = “”http://webccservicesxx.mobiispy.com”;”;

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER_NO_PROXY = “http://webccservicesxx.mobiispy.com”;

DEFAULT_WEBSITE = “www.hellospy.com”;

It extracts and maintain sensitive data from a victim mobile:

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CALL = “/call/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CONTACT = “/contact/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_GPS = “/gps/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_SMS = “/sms/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_URL = “/url/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_WHATSAPP = “/whatsapp/”;

PATH_BACKUP_MY_A_APP = CoreApp.getContext().getFilesDir().getParentFile().getPath() + “/BackupEmail/”;

It sends all backups to remote server and can make downloads from there:

URL_APP = “/LogApp”;

URL_CALL = “/LogCall”;

URL_CALL_EX = “/LogListCall”;

URL_CHECK_DEVICE_REGISTERED = “/CheckDeviceExist”;

URL_CHECK_LOGIN = “/CheckAccount”;

URL_CONTACT = “/LogContact”;

URL_CONTACT_EX = “/LogListContact”;

URL_DOWNLOAD_AMBIENT = “http://hellospwwy.com/downloads/”;

URL_EMAIL = “/LogEmail”;

URL_GETSETTING = “/GetSetting”;

URL_GPS = “/LogGps”;

URL_GPS_EX = “/LogListGps”;

URL_LOG_DATA = “/LogDataEx”;

URL_PHOTO = “/UploadPhoto”;

URL_PROTOCOL = “/DataService.svc”;

URL_RECORD_CALL = “/UploadRecordCall”;

URL_REGISTER_DEVICE = “/Create”;

URL_SEND_DEVICE_TOKEN = “/SendDeviceToken”;

URL_SEND_GCM_REG_ID = “/RegGcm”;

URL_SEND_PHONE_INFO = “/UpdatePhoneInfo”;

URL_SMS = “/LogSms”;

URL_SMS_EX = “/LogListSms”;

URL_SYNC = “/DataService.svc”;

URL_SYNCSETTING = “/SyncSetting”;

URL_SYNC_NOW = “/GetSettingNow”;

URL_URL = “/LogUrl”;

URL_URL_EX = “/LogListUrl”;

rtmpUrl = rtsp://hellospy.com:1xx5/live”;

It’s also able to stream video and audio.

1TopSpy

1TopSpy

1TopSpy “works by tracking and monitoring all activity in the background of the target phone including track GPS location, spy on text messages, web history, images, calls logs and spy call recording, spy on Whatsapp, Viber, Facebook messages, Snapchat, Line, BBM messages and much more”.

It can record and maintain events from the following list:

EVENT_AMBIENT_RECORD_LOG = “event_ambient_record_active”;

EVENT_CALL_LOG = “event_call_log”;

EVENT_CONTACT_LOG = “event_contact_log”;

EVENT_CORE_APP = “event_core_app”;

EVENT_GPS_LOG = “event_gps_log”;

EVENT_HAS_CONNECTED = “event_has_connected”;

EVENT_PHOTO_LOG = “event_photo_log”;

EVENT_SMS_INCOMING_LOG = “event_sms_log”;

EVENT_SMS_OUTGOING_LOG = “event_sms_outgoing_log”;

EVENT_SYNC_AND_FLUSH = “event_sync_and_flush”;

1Top communicates with remote servers:

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER = “”http://flushdatxx.1topssspy.com”;”;

DEFAULT_DATA_SERVER_NO_PROXY = “http://flushdatxx.1topssspy.com”;

DEFAULT_WEBSITE = “www.hellospy.com”;

1TopSpy extracts information about calls, SMS, contacts, database, emails, visited websites:

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CALL = “/call/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_CONTACT = “/contact/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_GPS = “/gps/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_SMS = “/sms/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_URL = “/url/”;

PATH_BACKUP_FILE_WHATSAPP = “/whatsapp/”;

PATH_BACKUP_MY_A_APP = CoreApp.getContext().getFilesDir().getParentFile().getPath() + “/BackupEmail/”;

It sends all backups to the remote server and can download files from there:

URL_APP = “/LogApp”;

URL_CALL = “/LogCall”;

URL_CALL_EX = “/LogListCall”;

URL_CHECK_DEVICE_REGISTERED = “/CheckDeviceExist”;

URL_CHECK_LOGIN = “/CheckAccount”;

URL_CONTACT = “/LogContact”;

URL_CONTACT_EX = “/LogListContact”;

URL_DOWNLOAD_AMBIENT = “http://hellospwwy.com/downloads/”;

URL_EMAIL = “/LogEmail”;

URL_GETSETTING = “/GetSetting”;

URL_GPS = “/LogGps”;

URL_GPS_EX = “/LogListGps”;

URL_LOG_DATA = “/LogDataEx”;

URL_PHOTO = “/UploadPhoto”;

URL_PROTOCOL = “/DataService.svc”;

URL_RECORD_CALL = “/UploadRecordCall”;

URL_REGISTER_DEVICE = “/Create”;

URL_SEND_DEVICE_TOKEN = “/SendDeviceToken”;

URL_SEND_GCM_REG_ID = “/RegGcm”;

URL_SEND_PHONE_INFO = “/UpdatePhoneInfo”;

URL_SMS = “/LogSms”;

URL_SMS_EX = “/LogListSms”;

URL_SYNC = “/DataService.svc”;

URL_SYNCSETTING = “/SyncSetting”;

URL_SYNC_NOW = “/GetSettingNow”;

URL_URL = “/LogUrl”;

URL_URL_EX = “/LogListUrl”;

rtmpUrl = rtsp://hellospy.com:1xx5/live”;

Here is the consolidated table of the analyzed malware. The arrows point to common features of the spyware types.

spyware types

Some interesting nuances usually stay unnoticed but definitely worth mentioning. First, the spyware may not only upload a victim’s file on the server but download files on the victim’s device as well. It can be used to compromise a victim by downloading incriminating data like child pornography, secret documents information etc. to frame a person. Second, all stolen data are sent to the server, so not only the attacker but also the software and server owners can get access to the data. As well as anyone who will be able to hack the server. Third, as the spyware is able to turn on the microphone and, it allows wiretapping not only the device owner but also everyone in the vicinity.

As you can see, mobile spying is a high-level multiple dangerous threat.

How can you prevent it?

The internet is overwhelmed with different advice on how to detect spyware on your smartphone. But in reality, many of them are useless or implementable. The only guaranteed way to locate spyware is deep exploring of the mobile device by a security specialist. So, if you’re not the one, you hardly can detect the spyware. Antivirus solutions also often fail to detect it.

That’s bad news.

But the good news is that you can prevent infecting your smartphone in 4 easy steps:

1. Always lock your device with a strong password or six-digit PIN and never tell it, anyone. So even if your smartphone will get into the hands of attackers, they won’t be able to install spyware into it. Surprisingly, but about 95% of users don’t lock their mobile devices at all!

2. Never use a jailbroken iPhone or rooted Android device.

3. Never click on unknown links in emails, SMS or messengers

4. Download applications only from the Apple Store or Google Play.

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How Antispam Solutions Can Help Block Junk emails

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Junk email is an annoying problem, and the level of annoyance has increased to dangerous levels for some computer users. Spam (junk emails), in vast amounts, can obstruct the normal functioning of the computer – causing the system to crash or hang.

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How To Block Junk Emails

You need to have an antispam software that can screen your inbox for incoming emails and sort them into legitimate emails and suspicious junk emails. A good Antispam software will do the spam cleaning job for you. It will automatically sort out the spam emails from the regular ones and send those suspicious junk emails to a separate folder.

The antispam software will block emails which it decides as junk and prevents them from reaching your inbox. It may accidentally block emails that you wanted to read, but on the whole, it is quite useful in segregating the junk emails from the usual ones.

Junk emails take up a lot of space in your email inbox. This is especially true for individuals as well as large organizations. The antispam software can clean up existing junk emails from your inbox and prevents incoming spam emails.

Spam and malware variants like spyware or adware can exploit your computer’s CPU resources leading to system crashes and slow down in computer performance. Thus, you should scan your computer regularly to remove hidden malware, if any.

In extreme cases, cybercriminals can use your computer to spread their junk emails to other computers. This can cause severe damage to your computer’s CPU as it (spreading spam) uses excessive computing resources.

One of the precautionary measures that you can take is refraining from revealing your primary email address unnecessarily on the internet. Revealing your primary email address can end up in receiving a lot of junk emails. Spammers may see your email address and add it to their list of harvested emails. Then, your inbox will be bombarded with unsolicited junk emails.

Most of the junk emails contain either advertisements, product reviews or other marketing material that sounds too good to be true. Also, they may come with a wonderful headline to trick you into reading it.

If you click on the links provided in such emails, you may expose your computer to malware or even more junk emails. It is advisable to delete such junk emails or put them in a separate folder.

How Antispam Software Helps Combat Junk

The antispam software comes with personalized antispam filtering which you can personalize as per your need. Antispam filtering is all about distinguishing spam emails from your regular emails.

By using an antispam solution, you can control or block unwanted junk or spam emails from reaching your inbox. With a proactive antispam solution, spam emails sent by unknown can be filtered out effectively.

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Comodo Dome Antispam is a leading antispam solution that proactively protects your email systems from junk and spam emails. It prevents spam emails even before they reach your inbox.

With a powerful containment engine, Comodo Dome Antispam keeps the incoming threats and harmful files under control or within certain limits.

If you are in search of a good anti-spam solution for your company, look no further get Comodo Dome Anti-spam today!

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Managed Service Providers or MSPs as they are commonly called are companies that are equipped to manage the client organization’s IT network and the devices connected to it from remote on a pay as you go subscription model.

The IT industry has evolved with a multitude of software products that are related to network and systems management. It is therefore challenging to choose the right platform to support your MSP business.

Professional Services Automation (PSA) and Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) are the two platforms that any MSP has to rely on. Which one of these would actually meet your MSP needs?

If you are an MSP or if you are going to be one. Then this is one question that you and your workforce should ask for – PSA?? or RMM??

Ideally both PSA and RMM are related to any MSP business. When there is a transition from a break/fix to MSP or when there is a transitional phase from being a sole business owner to hiring an employee – the need of either a PSA or RMM or even both is required.

PSA (Professional Services Automation)

PSA is a prime tool to support MSP business. It is an archive for all the data involved in the organization about their clients, processes, assets, Inventory and more. It assists MSPs with service delivery, billing, and customer management. To be more precise, PSA tool assists you in resource and project management.

RMM (Remote Monitoring and Management)

RMM assists MSPs to monitor and take control of the client’s system and networks and the endpoints associated to the client’s network.

Therefore, PSA tools are capable to track work in a client’s network while the RMM assists the client organization to do that work from remote as well as ensures to monitor the activities of the client’s network.

Which is the best option and how do you choose?

  • Check if there are cash-flow bottlenecks
  • Is it challenging to invoice the amount of resources and time as they are not recorded in a right way?
  • Is it difficult to track sales opportunities?
  • Do I have to invest a lot of time to ensure that my security options are compliant and updated to the organization’s regulations?
  • Do I have to perform redundant tasks, which could be easier with automation?
  • Do I see simple issues going un-noticed, which could have been notified with an RMM tool?

Know what will serve you the best by answering the above questions. If you are running an MSP business and have few clients, you can adopt to both the platforms, . Understand the whole process of deployment of each of the platforms. Choose the tool that is simple and easy to deploy.

Understand the factors that are associated with the business and the requirements associated with the business. For instance, if you are looking for system to capture the cash flow and invoice, then PSA would be the best option, however, if there is a need to troubleshoot the issues on the client side, then RMM stands the best option.

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Valentine’s Day is a boon to restaurants, retailers, flower shops, online dating sites – and cyber hackers.

That’s because consumers’ defenses are down, as they search for great deals on gifts for loved ones – or seek to start a new relationship online. As a result, company networks, from mid-market B2B enterprises to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), can be compromised.

Valentines Day 2019 Cyber Threats

According to Comodo cyber security, a global leader in threat intelligence and malware cyber defense, the three greatest Valentine’s Day cyber threats this year are:

 

  1. Phishing emails targeting online shoppers and daters
  2. Malware advertising mimicking legitimate websites
  3. Cyberattacks targeting point-of-sale devices

Industries Vulnerable to a Valentine Day’s Cyber Massacre

While all companies should mount a strong defense, there are several sectors that are especially vulnerable to cyberattacks this Valentine’s Day:

 

  • SMB companies: As employees surf and shop online, they put themselves at risk to opening phishing emails, engaging with infected greeting cards and clicking on malicious advertising. One of the greatest threats is online dating. Last year, more than 30 million dating spam emails were sent every day from 950,000 different IP addresses. Attackers sought to start online relationships with their targets to solicit compromising photos for blackmail or personal information for identity theft and fraud. In addition, mainstream dating websites like Match.com and PlentyOfFish have been top targets for malware advertising, and “love bots” seek to encourage users to converse and provide payment information. Finally, online greeting cards which have gained in popularity, can download malware onto employee machines when opened.

What you can do: Companies can educate their employees about the danger of clicking on unknown links and sharing personal information via email and the internet. However, users are not cybersecurity experts. In addition, threats today are increasingly sophisticated and seem like legitimate services. Businesses can protect their networks from phishing emails, an overload of spam, and malicious advertising with a cloud-based email security solution. To take it a step further, businesses can protect their network from internet threats and malicious internet downloads by deploying a DNS web filtering solution to block employees from visiting fake websites, as well as distracting sites they may be visiting before Valentine’s Day.

 

  • Retailers: Retailers, who send legitimate marketing emails and have website offers, can be spoofed. Consumers who shop online may be lured into clicking malicious links in emails that seem to be offering great deals and then providing personal and payment information on spoofed sites. In addition, cyber attackers can harvest credentials on retail websites, as customers place orders.

Everybody loses, since private or corporate networks can be exposed, consumers risk losing money due to fraud, and retailers experience reputational and business harm.

What you can do: Retailers should protect their business—and reputations with a strong defense. Businesses can protect their website from malicious activity with a strong website security solution. Businesses will be able to scan and remove website threats before they harm their business and their customers.

 

  • Restaurants: Restaurants are vulnerable to point-of-sale (POS) diversion with payment tablets. While credit card risk engines can easily shut down employee skimming, it is much harder to detect remote hacking. Cyber criminals can infiltrate POS software remotely, taking over systems and stealing consumer data. A successful intrusion into a kiosk device could be the foothold a hacker needs to make a hop or two into the POS and begin exfiltrating credit card data. As we have seen from past hacks, these attacks can last for months or even years before being detected.

What you can do: Businesses can protect their devices and customers’ sensitive information with a strong application security solution. These solutions protect critical applications from malicious attacks by wrapping them in a secure container where they cannot be harmed.

In addition, businesses in any industry can benefit from an endpoint protection platform. A cutting-edge endpoint security solution protects company devices from malicious zero-day threats so all devices are protected 24/7/365

Don’t let hackers create a Valentine’s Day massacre in your company’s network—and business. Test your company’s vulnerability before Valentine’s Day here: How secure is your network against internet-based attacks?

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This includes host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS), anti-virus, personal firewall, web filtering, white/blacklisting, behavior analyzer, application control, device control, vulnerability analyzer, patching and Secure Auto-Containment. Besides, it offers management/reporting in an integrated package. This feature increases safety and administration effectiveness while decreasing support responsibilities.

In recent times, we notice that the zero-day and advanced persistent threats are on the rise. As a matter of fact, a single ‘Patient Zero’ infection is all it takes to cause the grave damage. The industry too firmly adheres to an old technology called the ‘default-allow’ approach. This allows unauthorized applications and files to run with unfettered access to system resources – it is like welcoming online threats with open arms.

On the contrary, Comodo offers a default-deny security posture that filters unknown applications/executables automatically in a separate container. And, all the known bad ones are blocked, with default-allow usability. Currently, there are 87 million endpoints that are protected by Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection and there are no endpoint infections or security breaches reported thus far.

Over the years, technology advancements have touched new heights and they are no longer simple. Today, organizations are using complex networks of on-premises, mobile and cloud services to connect with their customers, partners, and employees. The huge volumes of data and easy access to them invite hackers to prey on them. Online criminals are gearing up with sophisticated threat tactics to propel persistent attacks on the endpoints.

Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection along with android antivirus app provides uncompromisable endpoint security which bots, DDoS attacks, keyloggers, malware, and ransomware are constantly attacking. Advanced Endpoint Protection offers organization with endpoint protection that will stop known and unknown threats. Therefore, your business can run unhindered and the top management can focus on the business roadmap instead of worrying on cyber threats that could lead to potentially devastating breaches.

The cloud-based advanced malware analysis platform of Comodo investigates 36B+ unknown files a year. Static, dynamic and human analysis provide 100% verdict in 30 seconds, five times faster than competitors. As a result, it offers employees complete usability with default deny protection, therefore security never influences performance.

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