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SandJacking attack allows hackers to install malicious iOS apps on non-jailbroken devices. Vulnerability yet to be patched by Apple [Read More]
Texas has entered into an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance agreement with PayPal over alleged privacy and security violations by Venmo, a company acquired by PayPal in 2013. [Read More]
Google announced a new version of its Safe Browsing API and a focus on maximizing protection for both mobile and desktop users. [Read More]
A Critical Elevation of Privilege (EoP) vulnerability in the Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment (QSEE) affects around 60 percent of all Android devices around the world, despite being already fixed, researchers warn. [Read More]
A design flaw in Android allows attackers to trick users into enabling accessibility features via clickjacking [Read More]
Apple has removed from the App Store “System and Security Info,” a newly published utility designed to provide users with information on the security of their devices. [Read More]
Researcher discovers severe wpa_supplicant vulnerability that can be exploited against Android devices [Read More]
The new “System and Security Info” App provides users with detailed information on what applications and processes are running on their iOS devices. [Read More]
The FCC and the FTC have sent out letters to mobile carriers and device manufacturers asking them about their security update practices [Read More]
A new Android banking Trojan capable of spying on users and stealing credit card info is achieving persistency on infected devices by prompting for device administrator rights until the user gives in. [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.