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A Critical Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment (QSEE) affects around 60 percent of all Android devices around the world, despite being already fixed, researchers warn. [Read More]
A design flaw in Android allows attackers to trick users into enabling accessibility features via clickjacking [Read More]
Apple has removed from the App Store “System and Security Info,” a newly published utility designed to provide users with information on the security of their devices. [Read More]
Researcher discovers severe wpa_supplicant vulnerability that can be exploited against Android devices [Read More]
The new “System and Security Info” App provides users with detailed information on what applications and processes are running on their iOS devices. [Read More]
The FCC and the FTC have sent out letters to mobile carriers and device manufacturers asking them about their security update practices [Read More]
A new Android banking Trojan capable of spying on users and stealing credit card info is achieving persistency on infected devices by prompting for device administrator rights until the user gives in. [Read More]
A serious vulnerability in a Qualcomm software package allows hackers to access sensitive data stored on Android devices [Read More]
Google patches 40 Android vulnerabilities, including issues rated critical and high severity, with May 2016 update [Read More]
IBM analyzes three alternatives to GM Bot, an Android banking trojan currently offered for $15,000 [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.