digital forensics

A Rant About Mobile Security

Author: Chris Spencer, Forensic Services Manager, Sapphire

It’s July 2016 and the headlines in the news look all too familiar…

“Mobile Devices Remain Vulnerable to Attacks.”
“Android Device Users Susceptible to Malware Attack.”
“Cyber Thieves Increasingly Attack Mobile Devices.”
“Apple mobile devices vulnerable to app attack.”

There’s nothing new here, we have seen headlines like this …

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Employers monitoring private online chats – a violation of human rights?

Author: Chris Spencer, Forensic Services Manager, Sapphire

In 2007, a Romanian engineer was dismissed after his employer discovered he was using Yahoo Messenger to chat not only with his professional contacts but also with his fiancée and other family members.

Company policy had prohibited the use of the messaging app for personal purposes.

The engineer …

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