Mobile Security 

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.

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!

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?

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.

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.