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Google this week announced the release of a new set of security patches for the Android operating system, to address over 50 vulnerabilities in the platform. [Read More]
A series of iOS applications posing as fitness-tracking tools have been stealing users’ money by abusing the Touch ID feature, ESET has discovered. [Read More]
Hackers earned over $1 million at the Tianfu Cup hacking competition in China after demonstrating exploits against products from Microsoft, Apple, Google, VMware, Oracle, Adobe and others [Read More]
A smartphone can be a powerful weapon in the hands of a terrorist -- but it can also provide intelligence services with the tools to track them down. [Read More]
Google is analyzing all the apps that it can find across the Internet in an effort to keep Android users protected from Potentially Harmful Applications (PHAs). [Read More]
iPhone X and Xiaomi Mi 6 were again hacked at Pwn2Own Tokyo. This year researchers earned a total of over $300,000 [Read More]
White hat hackers hack iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi Mi 6 at Pwn2Own Tokyo [Read More]
Cloudflare is making it easier for smartphone users to secure their Internet connections, courtesy of a new DNS resolver app for mobile devices. [Read More]
Google has added a quarterly Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report to its Transparency Report site. [Read More]
Symantec acquires mobile application security firm Appthority and Javelin Networks, a company specializing in Active Directory (AD) security [Read More]

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John Maddison's picture
There are three basic security components that every organization with an open BYOD strategy needs to be familiar with.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While less powerful than desktops and servers used for this purpose, more Android devices exist, and they are often less protected and, thus, more easily accessible.
Scott Simkin's picture
Users, networks and applications can – and should— exist everywhere, which puts new burdens on security teams to protect them in the same way as the traditional perimeter.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Adam Ely's picture
Applying a zero trust model to mobile and the right security controls at the app level could align productivity and security. But the bottom line is that it’s no longer about the device; it’s about the applications.
Adam Ely's picture
The increase in mobile security conversations shows that teams are still trying to figure out their strategy and how to address this new landscape of vulnerabilities.
David Holmes's picture
DDoS continues to wax and wane in unpredictable cycles, but the ecosystem has evolved to keep it out of the mobile space.