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The latest Android updates address critical remote code execution and elevation of privilege vulnerabilities impacting the Media Framework and System components. [Read More]
Apple’s App Store prevented more than 1.6 million risky applications and app updates from defrauding users. [Read More]
Devo Technology, a late-stage startup building technology for data logging and security analytics, has closed a new $100 million funding round that pushes its valuation in the $2 billion range. [Read More]
Millions of budget smartphones that use UNISOC chipsets can have their communications remotely disrupted by hackers due to a critical vulnerability. [Read More]
Law enforcement in 11 countries took down the FluBot mobile malware that was spreading aggressively through SMS. [Read More]
Bug hunters at Microsoft are calling attention to several high-severity vulnerabilities in a mobile framework used by carriers in pre-installed Android System apps. [Read More]
Researchers at NCC Group create a tool for conducting a new type of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) relay attack that bypasses existing protections. [Read More]
Texas startup Balkan ID banks $5.75 million in seed funding to help organizations find and remediate risky privileges across SaaS and public cloud infrastructure. [Read More]
Russia's government has put forward a law to force ride-hailing apps to give the FSB intelligence agency real-time access to their data. [Read More]
Spain's government sacked the country's spy chief (Paz Esteban) as part of a widening scandal over the hacking of the mobile phones of the prime minister and Catalan separatist leaders. [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.