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BlackBerry has committed to releasing monthly security patches for its Android-based PRIV smartphones to resolve vulnerabilities discovered in the popular mobile operating system.
Trojanized adware designed to root Android devices has been found hidden in over 20,000 popular applications, Lookout reports.
Google researchers find 11 high-impact flaws in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Samsung patched most of the issues.
Hackers breached the systems of anti-adblocking service PageFair and used the access to deliver malware
BlackBerry has completed the $425 million cash acquisition of secure mobility solutions provider Good Technology.
Authorities in five European countries said Thursday they had staged a coordinated swoop on suspected users of spy malware that gives remote access to other people's smartphones.
Google has stepped up the security of its Android operating system with the release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow by requiring manufacturers to enable full-disk encryption out-of-the-box for new devices.
Apple is removing applications that collect personal data in violation of the company's privacy policies from its AppStore.
Apple on Friday rid its App Store of some applications that it said could snoop on people's data and posed a security threat.
Google on Monday released a security update for Nexus devices, aimed at resolving critical "Stagefright 2.0." vulnerabilities the media playback engine in Android.

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
At the end of the day, the kill switch will not only decrease the amount of people mugged for their phones because there is little net value in the device itself, but it will also provide individuals with the means to wipe the device of personal information.
Adam Ely's picture
COPE is often an attractive model for organizations concerned about keeping mobile data secure but presents its own set of issues. So how does COPE stack up against BYOD?