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It only takes a few seconds for an employee of one of the world's leading hacking companies to take a locked smartphone and pull the data from it. [Read More]
A newly discovered Android banking Trojan has been designed not only to be resilient to anti-malware applications, but also to counter them by preventing them from launching, Fortinet security researchers warn. [Read More]
Mozilla this week released Firefox Focus for iOS, a mobile web browser designed with a single idea in mind: to increase the level of privacy that users benefit from. [Read More]
A log of all phone calls made from iPhone devices running iOS 8 or newer may be automatically synchronized to iCloud and susceptible to third-party access. [Read More]
Insecure implementation of the OTA (Over-the-air) update mechanism used by numerous Android phone models exposes nearly 3 million phones to Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks. [Read More]
Computer hackers have broken into a database of mobile operator Three Mobile customers and accessed their personal details in order to steal smartphones, the UK network said. [Read More]
Qualcomm is prepared to pay up to $15,000 for each vulnerability found by security researchers in the company’s products [Read More]
A new iOS lockscreen bypass technique gives access to contacts and photos on iPhones and iPads [Read More]
Multiple Android mobile device models sold in the United States have been recently found to include a backdoor in their firmware and to send personally identifiable information (PII) to third-party servers without disclosure or the users' consent. [Read More]
Cybercriminals delivered the Svpeng Trojan to Android users via Google AdSense and a zero-day flaw in Chrome [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.