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Mobile security firm Lookout has discovered and described iOS versions of the "Exodus" spyware with links to Italian government agencies. [Read More]
Fleetsmith, a company that provides Apple device management solutions, raises $30 million in a Series B funding round. [Read More]
Some of the top research universities in the US are cutting ties with Chinese tech giant Huawei as the company faces allegations of bank fraud and trade theft. [Read More]
Google has released its April 2019 set of security patches for the Android platform, to address three Critical vulnerabilities, including two that affect the Media framework component. [Read More]
Android spyware known as Exodus has been found in more than 20 apps on Google Play Store. The malware is believed to have been developed by the Italian firm eSurv, which has commercial connections to the Italian government. [Read More]
A recently discovered Android Trojan is targeting the users of a broad range of services, including international banks, crypto-currency services, and e-commerce websites, Group-IB reports. [Read More]
Britain has identified "significant" issues in Huawei's engineering processes that pose "new risks" for the nation's telecommunications, a government report found Thursday amid lingering global suspicion over the Chinese technology giant. [Read More]
The European Commission presented its plan to ensure the secure introduction of 5G telecoms networks, with suspicions hanging over Chinese giant Huawei. [Read More]
Facebook introduces new settings for its mobile apps to make it easier for white hat hackers to conduct security testing. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered 36 previously undisclosed vulnerabilities in the Long Term Evolution (LTE) protocol used by most mobile carriers. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
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.
Adam Ely's picture
The mobile strategist will play a pivotal role in mobile integration, as they pave the way for the organizations to do so purposefully and securely.