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Researchers say suspected nation-state hackers infected Apple iPhones with spyware over two years in what security experts on Friday called an alarming security failure for a company whose calling card is privacy. [Read More]
Google announced that its bug bounty programs now cover Google Play-hosted Android apps with over 100 million installs, and instances of data abuse. [Read More]
ZDI announces Pwn2Own Tokyo 2019, with prizes totaling over $750,000 and a list of targets that includes Facebook’s Oculus Quest and Portal devices. [Read More]
Security researchers have discovered malicious code in an Android application that has gathered over 100 million downloads on Google Play. [Read More]
An XXE vulnerability has been found and patched in the SimpleMDM Apple device management solution, but the researcher who found the flaw and the vendor disagree on its impact. [Read More]
Bucharest could exclude Chinese giant Huawei from its future 5G network, according to a joint statement signed by the Romanian and US presidents. [Read More]
Uganda and Zambia have denied a report that employees of Chinese telecom giant Huawei had helped them spy on political opponents. [Read More]
Apple files copyright infringement lawsuit against Corellium for creating replicas of iOS that can be used as a security research tool for discovering vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Uganda denies a report that employees of Chinese telecom giant Huawei had aided a domestic spying operation targeting pop star turned opposition icon Bobi Wine. [Read More]
Twitter again admits that it may have shared some ad-related data collected from users with third parties without permission. [Read More]

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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.
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?