RAT infestation? The threat of Remote Access Trojans on Android devices

The return of the SpyNote RAT as a fake Netflix app in late January gave notice that Remote Access Trojans may be the next large scale cyber threat.  Originally surfaced in the summer of 2016, SpyNote is a robustly featured malware that gives its owners remote administrative control of the Android device on which it is installed.… Read on

Expanded remote mobile support and authentication – Netop Remote Control 12.6!

We’re happy to announce the arrival of the newest version of Netop Remote Control!  Netop Remote Control 12.6 includes native two-factor authentication – ideal for service providers who require multi-factor authentication to maintain PCI-compliant remote access into point-of-sale systems, ATM fleets and other technology.  … Read on

EU Data Protection reform and its implications on remote access

EU Data Protection DirectiveIn December 2015 the EU Commission put forward a reform of Data protection regulation that aims to “to make Europe fit for the digital age.” The regulation will take effect on May 25, 2018.

“And so what?” you might ask. I contend that this regulation will have much more impact on society worldwide than the effect of the Millennium challenge, Y2K.… Read on

IoT Connections will Surpass Mobile in 2018

IoT outpaces mobile growthThe volume of connected devices and the reach of the Internet of Things continues to grow at a staggering rate.  Ericcson released their 2016 Mobility Report and they have predicted this rate will increase over the next several years, with IoT connections surpassing mobile connections by 2018.… Read on

Remote Air Traffic Control?

Our product development team pays close attention to inventive – and, sometimes, yet-to-be-realized – uses of remote access technology.  An article in Bloomberg suggests that air traffic control teams could take advantage of secure remote connectivity and improvements in cameras and sensors to land planes at multiple airports from a central location.  … Read on