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Developers of the popular password cracking tool Hashcat discover a new and easier way to obtain WPA/WPA2 Wi-Fi passwords on certain networks [Read More]
The lack of proper security mechanisms make many car sharing apps highly vulnerable to hacker attacks. Security holes found by Kaspersky can be exploited to obtain personal info and even steal cars [Read More]
A serious Bluetooth vulnerability can allow an attacker to monitor and manipulate traffic. Intel, Apple and Broadcom have already released patches [Read More]
A wave of attacks is targeting Android devices with port 5555 open, likely in an attempt to ensnare them into a botnet, Trend Micro warns. [Read More]
NIST’s Computer Security Division decided to withdraw 11 outdated SP 800 publications on August 1, 2018 [Read More]
Researchers find a way to stealthily manipulate road navigation systems. Successful test attacks conducted against users in China and US [Read More]
US formally lifts a crippling ban on exports to China's ZTE, rescuing the smartphone maker from the brink of collapse after it was denied key components [Read More]
Recently discovered cyber attacks targeting iPhone users have been using an open-source mobile device management (MDM) system to control enrolled devices, Talos reports. [Read More]
Apple has rolled out the long expected USB Restricted Mode in iOS, a feature that boosts the security of its mobile platform and improves privacy. [Read More]
Apple has released an update for Boot Camp to address vulnerabilities related to the Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRACK) detailed in mid-October 2017. [Read More]

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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.
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.