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White hat hackers demonstrated exploits on Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro at Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 and earned $350,000 [Read More]
LokiBot Android banking trojan turns into ransomware if users try to remove it. The gang behind the attack has made more than $1.5 million [Read More]
Google is offering a bonus of $1,000 to researchers who find serious vulnerabilities in select Android apps present on Google Play [Read More]
A newly discovered ransomware family targeting Android devices is abusing the platform’s accessibility services, ESET warns. [Read More]
Pizza Hut hacked. Users who placed an order on the website or via the mobile app may have had their credit card data stolen [Read More]
The recently discovered Red Alert 2 Android Trojan is using an infrastructure that serves fake Adobe Flash Android apps to unsuspecting users, RiskIQ has discovered. [Read More]
High-Tech Bridge launches Mobile X-Ray, a free online service designed for testing native and hybrid iOS and Android apps [Read More]
Appthority report reveals which iOS and Android apps are the most blacklisted by security teams [Read More]
Google this week released its October 2017 Android patches, which address a total of 14 vulnerabilities in the mobile platform, including five rated Critical severity. [Read More]
Federal judge allows the FBI to keep secret the details of a hacking tool used to access the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist [Read More]

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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?
Adam Ely's picture
This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
Adam Ely's picture
Yesterday’s device management approach does not work in a BYOD world. The end users are bringing their own devices, so we need to adjust to accommodate this new world order.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.
Adam Ely's picture
Many of us create our own blind spots through assumption. Until we understand what is occurring on mobile devices, we cannot determine if our controls are effective at managing risk.
Adam Ely's picture
CISOs are notoriously disliked. Trying to protect company, customer and employee data often means having to say “no” to new projects and implementations. This does not earn you many friends.
Ryan Naraine's picture
John Hultquist, Manager of Cyber Espionage Threat Intelligence at ISIGHT Partners, joins the podcast to talk about "NEWSCASTER," a cyber espionage operation that uses fictitious social media accounts to launch attacks.