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Google this week released another set of monthly patches for the Android mobile operating system, in an attempt to address no less than 78 security vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Android malware is becoming more resilient courtesy of newly adopted techniques that also allow malicious programs to avoid detection, Symantec reveals. [Read More]
A newly detailed Android banking Trojan is capable of performing new types of attacks by gaining root privileges on the infected devices, Kaspersky Lab researchers warn. [Read More]
BlackBerry and mobile security firm Zimperium have announced that Zimperium's zIPS threat protection system now integrates with the BlackBerry Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. [Read More]
Researcher demonstrates that an iPhone passcode recovery method involving hardware hacking works, contrary to what the FBI said in the San Bernardino case [Read More]
Google is prepared to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in a new Android hacking contest that takes place over the next six months [Read More]
Apple has patched several vulnerabilities with the release of iOS 10, Xcode 8 and watchOS 3 [Read More]
Google has re-architected the Mediaserver component in Android 7.0 Nougat and included other security enhancements in the new platform release. [Read More]
Two malicious Android programs recently discovered on Google Play may have been downloaded by up to 2.5 million users. [Read More]
A new variant of the Gugi mobile banking Trojan can bypass two of the security features that Google has included in Android 6.0, Kaspersky security researchers say. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.