When running BlackFog alongside Kaspersky it is important that you are running the latest version of Kaspersky greater than 19. Older versions have a memory handling bug which manifests over time and eventually causes Windows to crash. Kaspersky drivers in v19 seem to be the main cause of the problem and are documented on [...]
BlackFog announced that it has partnered with Vodacom in order help provide cybersecurity and privacy solutions to more than 43 million Vodacom customers.
The Android edition of BlackFog can operate in either standalone or enterprise mode. By default it will operate in standalone mode until you apply an enterprise license key. In enterprise mode BlackFog will send security events to a master console for review by the IT department. Note that the only data that leaves the [...]
During the first quarter of 2019 BlackFog saw continued focus by both Russia and China to exfiltrate data back to servers within their borders. This represented 20% of total threats and 50% of threats by all other countries combined. Russia represented 15.5% and China at 4.1%.
We now rely on our phones to provide us with up-to-date information at our fingertips. So, when our phones start slowing down, frustration and anxiety arises. But how many people actually understand why this is happening?
BlackFog, Inc. announces the release of its on-device Cybersecurity and Data Privacy solution for Android devices. BlackFog Privacy protects users from online threats by putting a stop to unauthorized data collection, profiling, cryptomining, phishing, and fake news over the Internet and Dark Web.
BlackFog operates in the background filtering traffic and protecting outbound data on devices. However, on certain devices, notably devices running a modified version of Android called OxygenOS on OnePlus devices users may notice that BlackFog routinely stops. In order to prevent this it is necessary to edit a number of settings on the device. [...]
Newer Android devices and certain vendor implementations of Android have additional layers of security and battery management that are very aggressive. This can force applications like BlackFog to be automatically closed and also prevent them from even starting in the first place.
In the wake of increasing privacy concerns and the arrival of new regulations, protecting intellectual property (IP) has never been more critical. While losing customer data can damage a brand’s reputation, trust, and even bottom line, losing IP can threaten a company’s very existence.
Windows Server 2008 triggers a security warning when trying to execute BlackFog because it is using code signed with a SHA-256 Authenticode certificate.