BlackBerryOS.com - Is Your BlackBerry Safe From Cyberthieves?
  • Is Your BlackBerry Safe From Cyberthieves?


    A new variation of an old virus has been attacking BlackBerry smartphones with the intent of foiling the defense of some banks. Apparently, the thieves use methods to grab your name and password, then trick you into revealing your mobile number. So if you get an email with some harmless links, don't click them! It may be a trick to install malware on your device, allowing the guilty party the ability to view your texts.

    This enabled the thieves to intercept the codes that increasing numbers of banks send to phones to authenticate online financial transactions. That potentially meant the attackers could cue up a transaction, wait to see the code pop up, and then drain your account.

    These attacks are nothing compared to the PC assaults since the average person uses the computer much more often than their mobile device. Being aware will be a strong defense as this threat could potentially get more serious.

    This article was originally published in forum thread: Is Your BlackBerry Safe From Cyberthieves? started by Neolantis View original post


    comments powered by Disqus
  • Sponsored Ad

  • Recent Comments

  • Most Commented

    The most commented articles on BlackBerryOS over the past 24 hours.
  • Recent Forum Posts

    Smiley88

    New App: Text2MP3 Convert any text file or text to MP3

    Application Name: Text2MP3 - Convert and text file or text to MP3


    Description:

    Convert any text file or text in any

    Smiley88 09-02-2015, 09:03 AM Go to last post
    COMFORT

    ERROR 507

    HI, I'm new here. Got an issue with my blackberry 9700 device. It won't boot and the message I get is "Error 507" reload software. I've tried

    COMFORT 09-02-2015, 04:58 AM Go to last post
    skelzy

    where to locate a Porsche Design P'9983 OS Download

    hello Guys,

    I want to download the OS for the Porsche Design P'9983 OS Download that was nuked but cant find the OS on any site. even the

    skelzy 09-02-2015, 04:00 AM Go to last post
    silentgiver

    bold 9700

    keep showing jm error 546 and a blank screen ....help!!!

    silentgiver 08-29-2015, 02:04 PM Go to last post