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Following an increase in Android malware and adware abusing accessibility services, Google decides to crack down on apps that misuse the feature [Read More]
Researchers spot first Android malware to exploit a recently patched Toast vulnerability [Read More]
Google released its November 2017 set of security patches for Android to address 31 vulnerabilities, 9 of which are remote code execution issues rated Critical severity. [Read More]
Avira launches SafeThings, a new solution designed to help ISPs and manufacturers build security into home routers [Read More]
Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro exploits earn hackers more than $500,000 at the Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 competition [Read More]
Apple has released a set of security patches for its products, including fixes for Wi-Fi vulnerabilities disclosed in mid October that could be exploited as part of a novel attack technique called KRACK. [Read More]
White hat hackers demonstrated exploits on Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro at Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 and earned $350,000 [Read More]
Some industrial networking devices are also vulnerable to KRACK Wi-Fi attacks, including from Cisco, Rockwell and Sierra Wireless [Read More]
LokiBot Android banking trojan turns into ransomware if users try to remove it. The gang behind the attack has made more than $1.5 million [Read More]
Study shows one-third of industrial networks are accessible from the Internet and 10% of OT networks are already infected with malware [Read More]

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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.
Marc Solomon's picture
To help cybersecurity professionals cut through the hype and gain a better understanding of what to expect as the Internet of Everything continues to evolve, these top 10 observations might help.
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.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.
Adam Ely's picture
Many of us create our own blind spots through assumption. Until we understand what is occurring on mobile devices, we cannot determine if our controls are effective at managing risk.