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The Triada malware, said last year to be the most advanced mobile threat, recently boosted its detection evasion capabilities with the adoption of sandbox technology, Avast security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Certificate validation vulnerability in Apple Music for Android allows MitM attackers to intercept sensitive user data [Read More]
Google released security updates for Android to resolve numerous Critical remote code execution (RCE) and elevation of privilege (EoP) vulnerabilities in the platform. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Broadcom Wi-Fi chips expose iPhone, Nexus and Samsung phones to remote attacks that require no user interaction [Read More]
A newly discovered Android ransomware family employs heavy obfuscation and delayed activation of malicious functionality to ensure it can evade mobile anti-virus solutions. [Read More]
Project Zero Prize: Google offered hundreds of thousands of dollars for Android exploits, but received no valid entries [Read More]
President Donald Trump has a new iPhone. That would not ordinarily be news, but given the security concerns about the risk of hack attacks on the prolific White House tweeter, the shift is significant. [Read More]
A third-party app store application managed to slip into the official iOS App Store by masquerading as a legitimate financial helper application, according to Trend Micro researchers. [Read More]
The server hosting Android Forums was hacked and the website’s database was accessed. Only 2.5% of active users affected [Read More]
Apple’s initial analysis shows that the iPhone and Mac exploits disclosed by WikiLeaks have already been patched, and the company told WikiLeaks to submit vulnerabilities through the normal process [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
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.
Adam Ely's picture
When determining how risky an app is, we must consider intentional features within these permissions to determine whether or not they’re a risk to the enterprise.