Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 11

Critical Security Flaws Found in Home, Office Routers

April 18, 2013 |

All 13 routers studied by ISE can be taken over from the local network, and 11 of the 13 can be taken over from the WAN.

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32.8 Million Android Devices Infected in 2012

April 15, 2013 |

And more than 10 million devices were infected in the first quarter of 2013, according to NQ Mobile.

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Fake Vertu App Delivers Android Malware

April 12, 2013 |

The malware forwards all incoming messages to an external server, and is capable of downloading additional spyware to an infected device.

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Bitdefender Intros Free Android Security App

April 09, 2013 |

The app offers basic malware scanning functionality and promises 'close to zero impact' on performance and battery life.

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New Android Malware Targets Tibetan Activists

April 05, 2013 |

Citizen Lab researchers report that security solutions from Avast, Lookout and Kaspersky all failed to detect the app as malicious.

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Symantec Finds Malicious Porn Apps on Google Play

April 03, 2013 |

The apps, which demand $1,000 payments from victims, have been downloaded more than 5,000 times.

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Sony Xperia Z Lockscreen Security Flaw Found

March 28, 2013 |

Scott Reed says he posted a video of the exploit 'to help push Sony towards releasing a fast security update.'

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Symantec Uncovers New Android Malware Variant

March 27, 2013 |

A new version of Android.Enesoluty poses as a game called Lime Pop.

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Kaspersky Uncovers Targeted Attacks Leveraging Android Malware

March 26, 2013 |

The researchers say this is the first known targeted attack against mobile phones.

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Researcher Uncovers New Samsung Android Security Flaws

March 22, 2013 |

Roberto Paleari disclosed the vulnerabilities two months after he reported them to Samsung.

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Security Flaw Found in iOS 6.1.3

March 22, 2013 |

The same YouTube user who posted a video last month showing how to bypass the iPhone's lock screen has done it again.

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Using Removable Storage Safely in a BYOD World [VIDEO]

March 18, 2013 |

The GM of Imation's security unit says BYOD and removable storage need not create a security risk – at least not for enterprises with a plan.

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Appthority: Free iOS Apps Riskier than Free Android Apps

March 15, 2013 |

How an app handles personal information and company data, the company says, should actually be more of a concern than mobile malware.

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Security Flaw Found in Samsung Galaxy Note II

March 04, 2013 |

The vulnerability provides brief access to the home screen, even when the device is locked.

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RSA: Do You Need Mobile Anti-Virus?

March 01, 2013 |

Top hackers debate mobile security at the RSA 2013 security conference.

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Canadian Government Issues BlackBerry Security Warning

February 28, 2013 |

The government says BlackBerry PIN-to-PIN messaging isn't 'suitable for exchanging sensitive messages.'

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New iPhone Security Flaw Found

February 26, 2013 |

The vulnerability appears to give an attacker access to all images and contact information stored on the device.

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HTC Settles With FTC Over Device Security Flaws

February 25, 2013 |

The company has agreed to patch existing vulnerabilities, address future security risks, and undergo regular security assessments.

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Researchers Freeze Phone to Bypass Android Security

February 18, 2013 |

The researchers were able to access photos, contact lists, calendar entries, e-mails and more.

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Android Privacy Issue: App Developers Get All Users' Info

February 15, 2013 |

Developers can view users' e-mail addresses, locations and often their full names.

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