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New Android Trojan dubbed “Switcher” hacks routers and changes their DNS settings to redirect traffic to malicious websites [Read More]
The private messaging application Signal has started using a technique called domain fronting to bypass censorship in some countries [Read More]
Apple had wanted all iOS apps to use HTTPS by the end of the year, but it has now extended the deadline indefinitely [Read More]
Russia-linked cyberespionage group Fancy Bear (aka APT28 and Pawn Storm) tracked Ukrainian troops using Android malware [Read More]
Firmware controlling dozens of Android mobile device models incorporates Trojans capable of covertly downloading and installing other programs, security firm Doctor Web has revealed. [Read More]
A newly discovered attack that abuses the Dirty COW vulnerability in Linux kernel can be leveraged to write malicious code directly into processes, Trend Micro security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Google this week released the December 2016 set of monthly patches for the Android platform which resolved a total of 74 vulnerabilities, 11 which were rated Critical severity. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in the Android remote management tool AirDroid potentially impact over 50 million devices, security researchers at Zimperium zLabs warn. [Read More]
Researchers discovered a bug that can be used to bypass the Activation Lock feature enabled on lost or stolen iPhones and iPads [Read More]
Android Trojan named SmsSecurity has been used by cybercriminals to target the customers of several banks in Europe [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
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.