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Researchers from security consultancy Bishop Fox have discovered a flaw in the popular Android app AirDroid that allows a remote attacker to secretly take control of a victim’s smartphone.
Google said Thursday that malware infections on Android devices have been cut in half in the past year following security upgrades for the mobile platform.
Palo Alto Networks shared details of a security vulnerability in Android that could allow an attacker to hijack the installation of a what appears to be a safe Android application and modify or replace it with malware.
A new Ponemon Institute study sponsored by IBM shows that many organizations neglect security when building mobile applications for their customers.
Technology firms will ultimately prevail in their efforts to use strong encryption on devices that cannot be accessed by the government, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said.
BlackBerry to launch SecuTABLET, a high-security tablet that combines technology from Samsung, IBM and Secusmart to protect the sensitive data of governments and enterprises.
IBM researchers discovered a flaw in Dropbox's Android SDK which can leave mobile users vulnerable to attack.
The average large global enterprise has about 2,400 unsafe apps installed on the mobile devices in its environment, according to a new Veracode study.
The CIA has been working for years to break encryption on Apple devices, to spy on communications of iPhone and iPad users, according to a report.
FireEye this week announced a new product integration with Samsung to enhance the security of mobile devices running Samsung’s KNOX.

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
At the end of the day, the kill switch will not only decrease the amount of people mugged for their phones because there is little net value in the device itself, but it will also provide individuals with the means to wipe the device of personal information.
Adam Ely's picture
COPE is often an attractive model for organizations concerned about keeping mobile data secure but presents its own set of issues. So how does COPE stack up against BYOD?
Adam Ely's picture
This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
Adam Ely's picture
Yesterday’s device management approach does not work in a BYOD world. The end users are bringing their own devices, so we need to adjust to accommodate this new world order.