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The hacker who targeted mobile forensics firm Cellebrite has leaked some tools stolen from the company’s systems [Read More]
Zimperium is attempting to upset the status quo with the announcement of a zLabs $1.5 million N-day exploit acquisition program. [Read More]
VMware has patched important vulnerabilities in some of its AirWatch applications for Android [Read More]
Google has paid out more than $9 million since the launch of its bug bounty program in 2010, including over $3 million in 2016 [Read More]
Researchers analyzed 283 Android VPN applications from Google Play and found that many of them introduce security and privacy risks [Read More]
A recently spotted fake Netflix app is in fact installing a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) variant onto the victims’ devices, Zscaler security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
Android ransomware embedded in apps on Google Play threatens victims to sell their personal data on the black market if they don’t pay, Check Point security researchers warn. [Read More]
The source code of Android banking Trojan BankBot, along with instructions on how to use it, recently emerged on a hacker forum. [Read More]
A newly discovered variant of the HummingBad Android malware called "HummingWhale" has been downloaded millions of times after infecting 20 applications in Google Play. [Read More]
A security vulnerability that allowed a privileged attacker to arbitrary write values within kernel space lurked in Nexus 9’s kernel for two years before being patched, IBM security researchers reveal. [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.