Security Experts:

long dotted

NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Cellebrite is believed to be the company that will help the FBI hack the iPhone belonging to the San Bernardino shooter [Read More]
The US government said it may have found a way to access the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers without Apple's help, possibly avoiding a showdown with the tech giant. [Read More]
Google has released an emergency security patch for to address a local elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2015-1805) in the Android kernel that affects certain devices. [Read More]
The US government and Apple will face off in court on March 22 in a closely-watched case that could have wide-reaching implications on digital security and privacy. [Read More]
Researchers create Metaphor, a reliable Android Stagefright exploit that can bypass ASLR protection [Read More]
Apple stuck to its argument that the FBI was overstepping legal bounds by using an All Writs Act to compel the company to help break an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the December terror attack in San Bernardino, California. [Read More]
The author of the Android banking Trojan GM Bot released version 2 of his creation and tripled its price [Read More]
ESET security researchers have discovered a new piece of Android malware that poses as Flash Player, but instead steals login credentials from roughly 20 mobile banking apps. [Read More]
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab recently came across a new Trojan targeting Android devices, which they say is the most advanced mobile malware seen to date. [Read More]
South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday that North Korea had hacked into smartphones belonging to a number of key government officials, part of a series of cyber-attacks launched after its fourth nuclear test. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

rss icon

Wade Williamson's picture
If you are going to analyze network traffic for hidden malware or look for anomalous behaviors that indicate an infection, you should be sure to include mobile devices and mobile malware in your efforts.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Vinnie Liu from Bishop Fox joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to warn businesses about the security risks associated with the new LinkedIn Intro application.
Torsten George's picture
Many security experts believe the next wave of enterprise hacking will be carried out via the mobile channel. What steps can be taken to maintain the productivity gains and cost-savings associated with BYOD, while proactively managing and mitigating security risks associated with this practice?
Ryan Naraine's picture
Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab's global research and analysis team talks about the global implications of the Icefog APT campaign and discloses that a major command-and-control shutdown is currently underway.
Michael Callahan's picture
The problem with this Internet of Things is that the manufacturers of "smart" devices are not always as concerned about security as we end-users might want them to be.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Jerry Bryant, Senior Security Strategist in the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing group chats about the company's thinking behind the expansion of the Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP).
Wade Williamson's picture
As security professionals, it’s our job to see around the corner whenever possible. While the sky is not falling, if controlling mobile malware isn’t on your radar, it definitely should be.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek join the podcast to talk about their work hacking the into modern vehicles to manipulate steering, acceleration, speedometers and safety sensors.
Gant Redmon's picture
Being in a public place makes you fair game. So what makes a place private instead of public? This is where that famed “reasonable person” comes in.
Avi Chesla's picture
While Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks bring the promise of relieving traffic jams for mobile operators, they also entail new security risks.