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Apple ships an urgent security update to fix a major security flaw affecting iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch devices and warned that the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild. [Read More]
Researchers flag a critical security hole in the official Facebook for WordPress plugin and warn it could be abused for remote code execution attacks. [Read More]
A mobile network security company has found a design flaw in 5G Network Slicing that can be exploited for data access and DoS attacks. [Read More]
The FBI warns that the Mamba ransomware is now weaponizing DiskCryptor to encrypt entire drives, including the operating system. [Read More]
Facebook’s threat intelligence team says it has disrupted a sophisticated Chinese spying team that routinely use iPhone and Android malware to hit journalists, dissidents and activists around the world. [Read More]
The open-source Firefox web browser adds a new tracker blocking mechanism in the latest stable channel update. [Read More]
With new financial backing from Great Hill Partners, Jumio plans to invest in automating identity verification solutions and adding new services to its platform. [Read More]
Google warns that a recently patched Android vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-11261 has been exploited in targeted attacks. [Read More]
Adobe has released an "critical" patch for a potentially dangerous code execution vulnerability in Adobe ColdFusion. [Read More]
Malware hunters at Google say a sophisticated APT group burned through at least 11 zero-days exploits in less than a year to conduct mass spying across a range of platforms and devices. [Read More]

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Preston Hogue's picture
Telecom service providers need protections for everything from their back-end networks to cell towers to billions of devices in users’ hands.
Seema Haji's picture
Enormous bandwidth increases of 5G, the rapid expansion of edge computing and countless new IoT devices introduce risk despite their intended benefit.
Laurence Pitt's picture
As we continue to increase our dependency on communications networks and technologies to move tremendous amounts of data, we open up greater potential for serious disaster should they be compromised.
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.