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September 2, 2016

Update: Lookout re-airing on 60 Minutes

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Updated 9/2/2016: The segment will re-air on 9/4/2016. Interested in getting more in-depth information on our attack demonstrations? Read about how we did the Wi-Fi attack here and the mobile malware attack here
Tonight, 60 Minutes featured Lookout co-founder John Hering and a number of other well-known and respected security researchers demonstrating mobile attacks.
This snippet of conversation from the segment, captures the reality of mobile security:
60 Minutes’ Sharyn Alfonsi: “Is everything hackable?”
Hering: “Yes.”
A: “Everything?”
H: “Yes.”
A: “If somebody tells you, ‘You can’t do it’?”
H: “I wouldn’t believe them.”
As the segment continues a number of ways smartphones can be attacked are shown. For example, John explains the issues with spoofed Wi-Fi networks that, when connected to, could give an attacker a live view of the activity on your device. The segment also looks at an attack that uses only a phone number to spy on a targeted device.
Lookout provides safer solutions for everybody
At Lookout, we’ve been committed to helping the world become safer as it gets more connected since 2007. In that time we’ve developed a suite of products, including mobile apps for personal and enterprise security.
To detect mobile threats and protect your privacy you can download Lookout from the Google Play or App Store here:
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For enterprise technology and security teams, there’s Mobile Threat Protection, Lookout’s mobile security solution for business, that integrates with existing MDM and EMM solutions to deliver comprehensive security for the mobile threat landscape.
Learn more about Mobile Threat Protection in this video that shows the lightweight endpoint apps, admin dashboard, and simple provisioning.
Mobile security is more important than ever
As tonight’s episode showed, phones can be hacked. While this is a true statement, it’s not a cause for alarm. Lookout is laser-focused on creating products that serve and delight not just IT administrators and CSOs, but individuals as well. You don't have to worry about mobile security, because we will.
However, if you’ve been waiting for the right time to pay attention to mobile security, that time is now.

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sarah says:

October 20, 2016 at 3:32 pm

how much does it cost?


Meghan Kelly says:

October 24, 2016 at 10:44 am

Hi Sarah, if you're wondering about Lookout Premium, it costs $2.99 a month. Hope that helps. If you have any other questions, feel free to reach out to our support team: support [at] lookout [dot] com


Racquel says:

October 08, 2016 at 3:52 pm

I recognize that I cannot uninstall this app, why is that so?


Meghan Kelly says:

October 10, 2016 at 10:32 am

Hi Racquel, Lookout comes preloaded on some devices, which means you will not be able to delete the application. This is a decision made by your carrier. While you can't uninstall the app, you can still deactivate it, if desired: https://faq.lookout.com/topics/21458549 That said, we'd love to continue protecting you! If you have any questions about Lookout or if you need any help deactivating, please feel free to reach out to our support team: support [at] lookout [dot] com


Virginia says:

September 23, 2016 at 2:35 pm

I love this app.


Hector Astacio says:

September 08, 2016 at 4:29 am

Its nice


Vivienne Alpert says:

September 08, 2016 at 3:26 am

I've had nothing but problems since I downloaded your app. I want out!


Meghan Kelly says:

September 08, 2016 at 10:45 am

Hi Vivienne, I'm sorry to hear you're having trouble. Would you please send us your feedback and some details around what's going on to our support team? Hopefully we can help figure out what's going on here. support [at] lookout [dot] com


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