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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 10

Researcher: Motorola Gathers Personal Data from Droid Phones

July 02, 2013 |

Ben Lincoln says the company collects user names and passwords for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Picasa and Photobucket, along with other data.

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Android Malware Continues to Grow

June 26, 2013 |

Android malware now represents 92% of the mobile malware landscape. Why is that? and what can YOU do to stay safe?

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Security Flaw Found in Samsung Galaxy S4

June 21, 2013 |

The vulnerability could be leveraged to send SMS messages to premium-rate numbers, or to fake incoming text messages for phishing purposes.

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BlackBerry Warns of Z10 Smartphone Security Flaw

June 19, 2013 |

A vulnerability in BlackBerry Protect could provide an attacker with the device password.

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Survey: Corporate IT Fails to Secure Personal Devices

June 19, 2013 |

An AppSense survey found that 67 percent of UK employees don't comply with or don't know of any guidelines on the use of personal devices for work.

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F-Secure Finds Malicious Bad Piggies App on Google Play

June 17, 2013 |

The malicious version of the popular game has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.

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Lockscreen Security Flaw Found in iOS 7 Beta

June 14, 2013 |

The flaw gives anyone access to photos stored on a device, without having to know the device's passcode.

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BlackBerry Warns of Z10 Smartphone Vulnerability

June 12, 2013 |

The flaw could enable an attacker to access to modify data on the device.

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Vast Majority of Companies Experienced a Mobile Security Incident Last Year

June 07, 2013 |

A Check Point Software report states that for 42 percent of respondents, such incidents cost more than $100,000.

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Researchers Develop iPhone-Hacking iOS Charger

June 06, 2013 |

The charger can compromise devices running the latest version of iOS.

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How to Find and Track Mobile Devices

June 04, 2013 |

Mobile devices are great for productivity. For security, not so much. Enterprises can minimize security concerns by using location features and handy apps.

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McAfee Tackles Unified Mobile Management and Security

May 30, 2013 |

Data security software maker McAfee seeks to make administrators' lives easier by integrating its ePolicy Orchestrator product.

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Q1 2013 Saw Massive Innovation in Android Malware

May 15, 2013 |

The first quarter of the year saw the first distribution of Android malware via spam e-mails, and the first targeted Android attacks.

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IT Managers Worry About Mobile Hotspot Security

May 14, 2013 |

Seventy-five percent of enterprise IT managers say security is their main concern regarding mobile hotspot device usage.

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Webroot Warns of Malicious Android Font Apps on Google Play

May 13, 2013 |

The apps downloaded spyware that monitored the victim's SMS, call logs and location.

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Samsung Knox, BlackBerry 10 Approved for Use by U.S. Department of Defense

May 06, 2013 |

Both companies recently announced successful testing by the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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39 Percent of Smartphone Users Don't Implement Any Security Measures

May 03, 2013 |

And at least 7.1 million smartphones were irreparably damaged, lost, or stolen last year, according to Consumer Reports.

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Mobile Security Client Market Reached $964 Billion in 2012

April 26, 2013 |

Infonetics predicts that the market will continue to grow rapidly, hitting $2.9 billion by 2017.

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Security Flaw Found in Viber App for Android

April 25, 2013 |

The vulnerability enables an attacker to bypass the lock screen of any device with the app installed.

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Sophos Updates Mobile Security App for Android

April 25, 2013 |

The latest version of the company's Android security app adds a spam filter for text messages and phone calls.

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