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Google’s Android team finds high severity privilege escalation vulnerability in Honeywell’s Android-based handheld computers [Read More]
Mobile, as a financial fraud threat vector, is growing dramatically. Fifty-eight percent of digital transactions now originate from mobile devices, and one-third of attacks are via mobile. [Read More]
One year after the BlueBorne flaws were disclosed, more than 2 billion devices are still vulnerable to attacks, either because users have failed to install patches or because no fixes are available [Read More]
Malicious actors are using age restriction settings in iOS to hide legitimate apps so that victims will only able to access rogue variants instead. [Read More]
AnchorFree, the company that makes the Hotspot Shield VPN, raised $295 million in a new funding round, bringing the total raised to date to nearly $358 million [Read More]
Mobile Pwn2Own renamed Pwn2Own Tokyo after ZDI adds IoT category, which includes Apple Watch, Amazon Echo, Google Home, Nest Cam IQ Indoor and Amazon Cloud Cam [Read More]
Android device details are being exposed (CVE-2018-9489) to running applications via Wi-Fi broadcasts in the mobile operating system, Nightwatch Cybersecurity has discovered. [Read More]
A newly detailed Android spyware that has an incredibly wide-ranging protocol has been active since May 2016, Kaspersky Lab warns. [Read More]
Facebook has pulled the Onavo Protect security app, one of its own products, from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. [Read More]
The timely delivery of security updates for Android smartphones is a highly important defense-in-depth strategy, Google says [Read More]

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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.
Marc Solomon's picture
To help cybersecurity professionals cut through the hype and gain a better understanding of what to expect as the Internet of Everything continues to evolve, these top 10 observations might help.
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.