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For the third time this year, Google has shipped an urgent fix to block in-the-wild zero-day attacks hitting its flagship Chrome browser but defenders lament the lack of information on the live attacks. [Read More]
The application services vendor patches multiple high-severity vulnerabilities across its flagship product line. [Read More]
Microsoft ships security updates with patches for a whopping 89 documented vulnerabilities, including a browser bug abused in zero-day attacks against some in the white-hat hacker community. [Read More]
Apple releases a fix for a critical WebKit vulnerability that exposes MacOS and iOS devices to remote code execution attacks. [Read More]
An adversary could perform a location correlation attack and access location history, thus de-anonymizing users. [Read More]
Security vendor Zimperium warns that improperly implemented cloud containers expose user information in thousands of mobile applications. [Read More]
An attacker able to successfully exploit the bug could execute code remotely on a vulnerable device. [Read More]
The new Unc0ver jailbreak, which works on a vast majority of iPhones, leverages a vulnerability that Apple said had been exploited before it released a patch in January. [Read More]
Using a new tool called COVIDGUARDIAN, a group of researchers has identified vulnerabilities in more than twenty Android contact tracing apps. [Read More]
Veteran cybersecurity practitioner and executive Caleb Sima has been tapped to lead security at mobile stock trading startup Robinhood. [Read More]

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
The increase in mobile security conversations shows that teams are still trying to figure out their strategy and how to address this new landscape of vulnerabilities.
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.
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.