Mobile Security 

Can Mobile Apps Defend Themselves? Yes, Says Bluebox

Bluebox's approach goes beyond providing just a security wrapper for mobile applications.

Is Jailbreaking Apple Devices Always a No-No?

Apple and enterprise IT teams discourage jailbreaking Apple devices – and with good reason. But is jailbreaking always a bad thing?

All about Authentication, Apps for Nymi

Canadian startup Nymi is building a developer ecosystem for its biometric authentication technology.

Android Tablets Sold on Amazon Infected with Cloudsota Trojan

The tablets have been sold and delivered to over 17,000 customers in more than 150 countries.

Ransomware Is Now the Leading Mobile Malware Threat

And porn sites are now the top mobile infection vector, according to Blue Coat.

Top 20 Android Security Apps

While it used to be necessary to deploy an anti-virus app along with a separate anti-theft app and perhaps an individual app locker, most Android security solutions now include all of that functionality in a single app. This list includes mostly broad-based Android security solutions, along with one dedicated anti-theft app and three password management options.

48 Percent of Used Hard Drives Sold Online Contain Residual Data

The same is true of 35 percent of used mobile devices, according to a recent study.

Unlocking Smartphones: PINs, Patterns or Fingerprints?

PINs, patterns and fingerprints are all options for unlocking mobile devices. But which option is most secure?

38 Percent of IT Security Pros Don't Participate in Their Own BYOD Programs

And 28 percent of enterprises do nothing at all about mobile security, a recent Bitglass survey found.

Apple Watch Security Risks (and Benefits)

With the Apple Watch, as with smartphones before it, security pros need to proactively prepare for the mobile device's entry into the workplace.

87 Percent of Business, IT Pros Expect Mobile Payments Breaches to Grow

But 42 percent have used mobile payments this year regardless of the risks, a recent ISACA survey found.

Millions Infected by Malware in Apple App Store

The malware is capable of launching phishing attacks and stealing data from the user's clipboard.

How to Fight Zombie App-ocalypse

"Zombie" apps are an often overlooked BYOD security threat. User education and application whitelisting can reduce risks associated with these dead and stale apps.

Using Two-Factor Authentication for Mobile Security

Reduce the likelihood of having your mobile device hacked by using two-factor authentication.

225,000 Apple Credentials Stolen via New iOS Malware

It's the 'largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,' according to Palo Alto Networks researchers.

Apple vs. Android: Mobile Security Pros and Cons

Both Apple's iOS and Android have security strengths and weaknesses, experts say.

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.