Mobile Office——Sum-up

Mobile Office——Sum-up

February 15, 2019 | Mina Hao

Security Tips/Takeaways

  • Keep OS and apps latest and do not click links in SMS messages.
  • Install security software and do not jailbreak or root your devices.
  • Turn on two-step verification to add an extra layer of security to your account.
  • Download apps through official channels and grant permissions with caution.
  • Set PIN code for SIM and do not retain any sensitive information.
  • Reset your used phone and copy/delete video files repeatedly before selling it.
  • Set remote wipe to clear all data once your phone is lost.

Mobile Office——Password Phishing upon Phone Loss

Case AnalysisCase Analysis

A malicious actor, after finding your lost iPhone, cannot unlock it without the password of your Apple ID. Therefore, he/she will try every means possible to obtain or change your password. For example, if you registered your Apple account with an email address, the actor will send a phishing link to that address. After obtaining your browser cookies, he/she can access that email account to reset the password of your Apple ID.

Security Tips/Takeaways

  • If you receive an email saying that your phone is found, do not click any link, image, or attachment in it.

 

Mobile Office——Post-processing of Mobile Phone Loss

Security Tips/Takeaways

  • Do not panic when losing your phone, and report the SIM loss at once.
  • Freeze online payment accounts and call the police if your phone is stolen.
  • Remotely lock or wipe data from your phone and change passwords to important apps.
  • Guard against phishing emails and inform your family and friends of the loss of your phone.