Mobile Security 

10 Free or Cheap WiFi Security Testing Tools

Do not kid yourselves, security professionals. You need more than one WiFi security testing tool. Here are 10 free or inexpensive options.

Certifigate Flaw Exposes Android Users to Risk [VIDEO]

Remote diagnostic tools from OEMs that are supposed to help Android users, could instead be used to hurt them.

Google Doubles Down on Android Security at Black Hat

Google's Android security chief discusses Stagefright and more in Black Hat address.

Zimperium Takes Aim at Mobile Security [VIDEO]

Smartphone security isn't quite the same as desktop security. Zimperium researchers discuss the pitfalls of mobile and what Zimperium is doing to limit risks.

Wi-Fi Security Needs Work, Says IEEE Group

An IEEE study group hopes its research will improve Wi-Fi security.

Researcher Uncovers Major Security Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Devices

While the vulnerability could provide an attacker with an enormous amount of access to an affected device, it's extremely difficult to exploit.

Mobile Apps Live On, Wreak Security Havoc

While enterprise security teams fret about mobile malware, dead and stale apps on users' devices pose a far greater mobile security threat, finds an Appthority report.

Apple Bug Crashes Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches

A specific series of characters displayed in a notification can cause a device to crash and reboot.

Catching Enterprise Mobility Management Wave

While mobile device management was once all the rage, enterprises are moving to enterprise mobility management as their mobile strategies become more essential to their business.

The Millennial Security Risk

Millennials more likely than their baby boomer counterparts to engage in risky security behavior, report finds.

Researchers Warn of Wi-Fi Vulnerability in iOS 8

A specially crafted SSL certificate can be used to crash iOS apps, and even the entire operating system.

Manual Penetration Testing Still Crucial to Smart App Development

With automated security testing, you do not need manual penetration testing when developing apps, right? Wrong!

Los Angeles Streetlights to Be Controlled via Cellular Network

City workers will be able to turn lights on and off remotely, and will be able to dim them or brighten them as needed.

10 Trickiest Mobile Security Threats

Mobile apps are popular with knowledge workers and hackers alike. Which 10 mobile threats are the most problematic for security pros?

Mach37 Accelerates Security Startups

'Cyber accelerator' offers $50,000 and lots of training to security startups.

Insecure Mobile Apps a Big Problem

IBM-sponsored research shows mobile app development is flawed. Big Blue now offers a new platform to help.

IBM: Over a Billion Records Leaked in 2014

A surprising 40 percent of attacks in IBM's X-Force report were listed as 'unknown.'

IBM Exposes Critical Dropbox Vulnerability

Dropbox patches flaw that could have exposed users to risk.

Mobile Payment Fraud a Growing Problem: LexisNexis

Mobile commerce is a prime target for payment fraud, thanks to its novelty and complexity, according to a recent LexisNexis report.

Stolen Laptops, Hard Drives Expose Over 100,000 People's Personal Data

The data potentially exposed includes names, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.

Gemalto Responds to Alleged SIM Hack

The company says it had no knowledge of any access, and believes its products are secure.

16 Million Mobile Devices Infected with Malware

Infection rates for Android devices are now equal to those of Windows laptops, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Motive Security Labs.

Stolen Computers, Mobile Phones Expose Thousands of Patients' Medical Data

Victims range from home healthcare patients to pediatric eyewear customers.

EMV Is No Payment Security Panacea

Implement EMV and you eliminate payment card fraud, right? Wrong.

How Secure Is Android if Google Won't Patch?

A security researcher alleges that Google won't patch its older Android software for a new vulnerability. Luckily, users have options to boost security for older versions of the OS.