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Wireless modems provided by ISPs worldwide to customers are plagued by some serious vulnerabilities [Read More]
Researchers have found a fake lockscreen app in Google Play under the name of Pokemon Go Ultimate. [Read More]
Nearly one million Android users have fallen victims to eight fake applications that falsely claimed to help them gain more followers on social networks, but instead stole their information and money. [Read More]
Symantec researchers have discovered a Trojan that prevents users from making outgoing calls to banks from their smartphones. [Read More]
A modified Pokémon GO APK packing the malicious remote access tool (RAT) called DroidJack was spotted less than 72 hours after the game was officially released. [Read More]
Google addressed a total of 108 vulnerabilities in the popular Android mobile platform as part of its June 2016 security update. [Read More]
The actors behind HummingBad, a malware that drops a persistent rootkit on Android devices, are believed to generate $300,000 per month in fraudulent ad revenue. [Read More]
A Critical vulnerability that affects the majority of Android devices allows an attacker to bypass the Full Device Encryption security feature in Android 5.0 Lollipop. [Read More]
Hummer Trojan infects millions of Android devices, which could mean a significant profit for cybercriminals [Read More]
Although roughly 68% of all Android devices are eligible to receive monthly security updates, the vast majority don’t have the latest security patches applied, a recent report from Duo Security reveals. [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.