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A piece of Android malware capable of hijacking users’ crypto-currency transactions has slipped into Google Play, ESET security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
Google has introduced a new form of encryption called "Adiantum" for Android devices without cryptographic acceleration. [Read More]
Huawei's top executive in Europe brushed off Western critics and defended the company's track record against accusations that it could serve as front for Chinese spying. [Read More]
Google says two of the vulnerabilities patched by Apple this week with the release of iOS 12.1.4 are zero-days that have been exploited in the wild. [Read More]
Apple has finally released an iOS update that should fully patch the Group FaceTime bug that could have been exploited to spy on users. [Read More]
France will soon make proposals to reinforce the security of mobile telephone networks, after the US stepped up pressure on Europe to block China's Huawei from building 5G networks. [Read More]
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives have sent a letter to Apple to obtain some clarifications on how the tech giant handled the recently disclosed FaceTime spying bug. [Read More]
The Siri Shortcuts that Apple introduced in iOS 12 can be abused by attackers for malicious purposes, IBM’s security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
New York’s attorney general and governor launched an investigation into the recently disclosed FaceTime spying bug, particularly Apple’s failure to warn users and the company’s slow response. [Read More]
Facebook paid users, including teens, to track their smartphone activity as part of an effort to glean more data that could help the social network's competition efforts. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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David Holmes's picture
After the rounds of predictions for 2014, I had bet my colleague that if no mobile DDoS appeared this year, we’d stop talking about it. And it looks like we can.
Adam Ely's picture
While mobile security remains at the top of every CISO’s priority list this year, enterprises have quickly begun to realize that mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) are not enough to keep data safe.
Adam Ely's picture
From what to support to how to ensure the security of mobile apps and data, enterprises are banging their heads against the wall to find a solution to secure mobile.
Adam Ely's picture
We can attempt to predict the future, but without proper security measures in place, data breaches are bound to happen. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, but when.
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.
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.