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Android smartphone manufacturers have significantly improved their patching practices over the past couple of years. [Read More]
PhantomLance is a long-running spyware campaign targeting Android users that bears the marks of Vietnam-linked hacking group OceanLotus. [Read More]
Apple says it has found no evidence that the recently disclosed iOS Mail app vulnerabilities have been exploited in attacks as researchers have claimed. [Read More]
EDR firm expands its cyber defense platform to include mobile defense, and introduces a new mobile managed detection and response offering. The intention is to bring visibility and security to all enterprise endpoints. [Read More]
Researchers claim that two zero-day vulnerabilities affecting the Mail app in iOS have been exploited in targeted attacks since at least January 2018. [Read More]
Google this week announced the availability of a cloud-based solution meant to help work-from-home employees securely access enterprise resources. [Read More]
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate is working with BlueRISC to develop a Cloud-based Root-of-Trust (CRoT) technology to address concerns over corporate-owned, personally enabled (COPE) devices. [Read More]
Syrian-linked hackers recently switched to COVID-19-themed lures as part of a long-running surveillance campaign. [Read More]
A vulnerability in OnePlus 7 Pro Android phones that exposed users’ fingerprint data highlights issues with trusted execution environments and trusted applications. [Read More]
Google and Apple are developing a coronavirus smartphone "contact tracing" tool that could potentially alert people when they have crossed paths with an infected person. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
Danelle Au's picture
Enterprises must find the right balance to deliver a mobile security environment that meets productivity and flexibility needs without putting devices, apps, or data at risk.
Ryan Naraine's picture
In this podcast, Richard Boscovich, assistant general counsel in the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, talks about the new Microsoft Cybercrime Center and the ongoing battle to stop the proliferation of botnets around the world.
Wade Williamson's picture
If you are going to analyze network traffic for hidden malware or look for anomalous behaviors that indicate an infection, you should be sure to include mobile devices and mobile malware in your efforts.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Vinnie Liu from Bishop Fox joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to warn businesses about the security risks associated with the new LinkedIn Intro application.
Torsten George's picture
Many security experts believe the next wave of enterprise hacking will be carried out via the mobile channel. What steps can be taken to maintain the productivity gains and cost-savings associated with BYOD, while proactively managing and mitigating security risks associated with this practice?
Ryan Naraine's picture
Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab's global research and analysis team talks about the global implications of the Icefog APT campaign and discloses that a major command-and-control shutdown is currently underway.