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QuadRooter is a set of four vulnerabilities that gives attackers complete control of Android devices. [Read More]
Samsung Pay tokens can be stolen and used to conduct fraudulent transactions, researcher warns [Read More]
Google on Aug. 1 announced new security patches for the Android operating system, focusing mainly on resolving a series of critical bugs in drivers, some that had been reported years ago. [Read More]
A newly spotted Android Trojan managed to infect over 150 applications in Google Play, for a total of more than 2.8 million downloads, Doctor Web security researchers warn. [Read More]
Microsoft recently disabled the cloud sync feature in SwiftKey after an issue resulted in user details being displayed to other people. [Read More]
Google is looking into lowering the number of entry points to the kernel through removing code, removing access to entry points, or selectively exposing features. [Read More]
A malicious Android application distributed via Google Play and posing as a development tool was found to have been stealing users’ media files for over a year, researchers at Symantec warn. [Read More]
BlackBerry is calling the DTEK50 'the world's most secure Android Smartphone'. It comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0 underwritten by BlackBerry's security experience. [Read More]
Lack of encryption in many wireless keyboards allows remote hackers to intercept and inject keystrokes in an attack dubbed “KeySniffer” [Read More]
Google is planning to prevent devices with a corrupt or modified boot image from booting in the upcoming Android 7.0 mobile operating systems. [Read More]

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Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Adam Ely's picture
Applying a zero trust model to mobile and the right security controls at the app level could align productivity and security. But the bottom line is that it’s no longer about the device; it’s about the applications.
Adam Ely's picture
The increase in mobile security conversations shows that teams are still trying to figure out their strategy and how to address this new landscape of vulnerabilities.
David Holmes's picture
DDoS continues to wax and wane in unpredictable cycles, but the ecosystem has evolved to keep it out of the mobile space.
Adam Ely's picture
The mobile strategist will play a pivotal role in mobile integration, as they pave the way for the organizations to do so purposefully and securely.
David Holmes's picture
After the rounds of predictions for 2014, I had bet my colleague that if no mobile DDoS appeared this year, we’d stop talking about it. And it looks like we can.
Adam Ely's picture
While mobile security remains at the top of every CISO’s priority list this year, enterprises have quickly begun to realize that mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) are not enough to keep data safe.
Adam Ely's picture
From what to support to how to ensure the security of mobile apps and data, enterprises are banging their heads against the wall to find a solution to secure mobile.
Adam Ely's picture
We can attempt to predict the future, but without proper security measures in place, data breaches are bound to happen. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, but when.