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A recently observed piece of mobile malware called "Godless" leverages multiple rooting exploits and targets nearly 90 percent of Android devices. [Read More]
Apple releases firmware updates for its AirPort routers to address a remote code execution vulnerability [Read More]
Silent Circle releases Silent OS 3.0 for Blackphone. Latest major update includes vulnerability fixes and new security features [Read More]
Apple wants all iOS applications on the official App Store to use secure HTTPS connections by the end of 2016 [Read More]
Researchers who found vulnerabilities in Android received a total of $550,000 and Google has now decided to increase payouts [Read More]
Mobile ad SDK Vpon includes code that allows hackers to remotely target iOS devices [Read More]
Samsung has fixed a vulnerability (SVE-2015-5068) that allows an attacker to bypass the factory reset protection of Galaxy devices. If exploited, an attacker would be able to take over a stolen or found device within minutes. [Read More]
Google has released the June 2016 set of security updates for the Android operating system, meant to patch a total of 40 vulnerabilities in the platform. [Read More]
An improved version of the Marcher Android banking malware has added 9 UK banks to its target list [Read More]
New Android spyware, apparently targeting government security job seekers, has been detected in Saudi Arabia. [Read More]

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
CISOs are notoriously disliked. Trying to protect company, customer and employee data often means having to say “no” to new projects and implementations. This does not earn you many friends.
Ryan Naraine's picture
John Hultquist, Manager of Cyber Espionage Threat Intelligence at ISIGHT Partners, joins the podcast to talk about "NEWSCASTER," a cyber espionage operation that uses fictitious social media accounts to launch attacks.