Mobile Security: Archive: November 2011 

Finding Attack Patterns at the Digital Crime Scene

Using scientific methods, Symantec researchers aim to profile the IT threat landscape.

Kaspersky Warns of New Android Trojan

The fake messaging app sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers.

Twitter Buys Android Security Startup

Whisper Systems announced the acquisition in a blog post on Monday.

Nearly All Mobile Malware Targets Android OS

The amount of malware aimed at Android devices increased by 37 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter of this year.

Researchers Report Surge in Android Malware

Juniper Networks says the volume of Android malware has increased by 472 percent since July.

Siri Security Protocol Hacked

Developers have managed to port the voice control solution to other iPhones.

Up in the Cloud: Debating How to Secure iOS 5

iOS device level security really isn't an option but cloud-based network monitoring might be the way to go.

RSA DLP Suite Upgrade Secures Smartphones, Tablets

Seeking to help organizations control the lifecycle of their sensitive data, RSA introduces enhancements to DLP Suite 9.0 that helps them address smartphones, tablets and social media.

AV-Test Warns of Weakness in Free Android Anti-Virus

Among seven apps tested, even the top-rated app only detected 32 percent of malware.

Android 4.0 Face Unlock Security Easily Fooled

The facial recognition feature can be tricked by showing it a photo of the owner's face.

Apple's iOS 5.0.1 Fixes App Security Flaw

The update patches a vulnerability recently uncovered by researcher Charlie Miller.

5 iOS 5 Enterprise Security Considerations

You can't keep Apple out of the enterprise anymore so it's best to figure out the most secure way to embrace it, writes Dan Croft of Mission Critical Wireless.

Security Researcher Plants Malware in Apple App Store

Charlie Miller got a fake app approved that could be used to control an iPhone or iPad, or to steal data from it.

6 Tips for Better Mobile Security

You need to take mobile device security just as seriously as you do for your PCs and laptops.

More Variants of DroidKungFu Mobile Malware Found

Fortinet researchers have uncovered several new variants of the malware.

Making Sense of the Growing MDM Marketplace

Mobile device management solutions will soon be all the rage. Why? Because a lot IT security folks are flying blind.