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Syniverse, a company whose connectivity services are used by nearly all mobile carriers in the world, said hackers had access to its systems for years. [Read More]
The most severe of these is a critical security hole in the System component that can be exploited to achieve remote code execution. [Read More]
Researchers discover a threat actor setting up a fake Amnesty International website to distribute phony anti-virus software. [Read More]
Running since November 2020, the mobile premium services campaign hid behind innocent-looking malicious applications. [Read More]
Researchers have demonstrated how fraudsters could steal money from iPhone owners who use Apple Pay and Visa via a contactless hack. [Read More]
Mariana Trench is an open-source tool that Facebook's security team has used internally to identify vulnerabilities in Android and Java applications. [Read More]
Akamai adds new capabilities to help customers thwart ransomware attacks by blocking the spread of malware within an already-compromised enterprise. [Read More]
The newly discovered Tomiris backdoor contains technical artifacts that suggest the possibility of common authorship or shared development practices with the group that executed the SolarWinds supply chain compromise. [Read More]
CISA is telling organizations to patch their Hikvision cameras, just as the FCC announced taking steps toward removing Chinese equipment from U.S. networks. [Read More]
Security researchers at Kaspersky have spotted signs of the notorious FinSpy surveillance spyware hijacking -- and replacing -- the Windows UEFI bootloader to perform stealthy infections on target machines. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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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.
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.