Snapchat has had its fair share of data breaches and security troubles, the latest of which stemmed from the fact that the app's internal API has been reverse-engineered and is used by a number of third-party mobile apps.
The boundaries of what defines a bank or payment provider are blurring, with innovators such as Apple and PayPal now competing in this space.
Enterprises are not doing nearly enough to understand which mobile app behaviors hitting their networks and data are risky, nor are they testing apps for those risky behaviors to ensure proper enforcement of their BYOD policies, according to Flexera Software and IDC.
Spurred by high-profile data breaches, Edward Snowden's revelations, and by the growing awareness that their smartphones hold a lot of sensitive data, most UK users have become more careful about protecting their personal privacy, and consider the privacy of their mobile data to be in their own hands.
Survey scammers and adware peddlers continue to advantage of the interest Whatsapp users have in the quietly rolled out Free Voice Calling feature.
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