Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 13

Tokyo Prosecutors Drop Case Against Android Malware Developers

December 31, 2012 |

The app in question apparently made it clear that it was accessing users' contact information.

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New Android Trojan Launches DDoS Attacks

December 28, 2012 |

Android.DDoS.1.origin is able to send data packets to a specified address, and to send SMS messages on command.

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Facebook Updates iOS Camera App to Patch Security Flaw

December 27, 2012 |

The social network has awarded researcher Mohamed Ramadan $3,000 for uncovering the vulnerability.

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Poll Finds Most Employees Aren't Aware of BYOD Policies

December 25, 2012 |

Ninety-one percent of respondents said they don't know if their company even plans to implement a BYOD policy.

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Kaspersky Warns of Malware Targeting Kindle Fire

December 24, 2012 |

The fake apps have been removed from Google Play, but are available on the Amazon App Store.

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FCC Intros Smartphone Security Checker

December 21, 2012 |

The tool was developed in cooperation with several companies and organizations, including Lookout, Symantec, McAfee and Sophos.

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Researchers Uncover Massive Android Botnet

December 19, 2012 |

The botnet is currently being used to send more than 500,000 spam texts per day.

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Developer Warns of Samsung Smartphone Vulnerability

December 18, 2012 |

The flaw could provide an attacker with access to all physical memory on a device.

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Lookout Predicts 18 Million Android Malware Infections by End of 2013

December 17, 2012 |

Your likelihood of infection varies widely depending on your location -- it's just 0.40 percent in the U.S., but 34.7 percent in Russia.

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Symantec Warns of Increase in Malicious QR Codes

December 11, 2012 |

The best solution, Symantec suggests, is to use a QR  reader that checks the linked Web site's reputation.

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Android 4.2 Only Catches 15 Percent of Malware

December 10, 2012 |

In testing, the operating system's app verification service performed far worse than third-party security applications.

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Georgia Tech Warns of Mobile Browser Vulnerabilities

December 07, 2012 |

Most mobile browsers fail to display SSL or TLS indicators.

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RIM Blocks 106 Weak Passwords

December 07, 2012 |

Stay away from Winnie the Pooh.

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IBM Exposes IT Security Skills Gap

December 06, 2012 |

New IBM report identifies security as the number one barrier of adoption for mobile, cloud and social business technologies.

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Twitter Patches SMS Security Flaw

December 05, 2012 |

...but the fix doesn't resolve the issue for all users.

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Researcher Warns of Instagram App Vulnerabilities

December 05, 2012 |

Carlos Reventlov says he notified Instagram of the vulnerabilities on November 11th.

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Research Roundup: Current State of Cybercrime

December 04, 2012 |

Among the findings in recent security research: More than one in six mobile apps contain high-risk code that can compromise user security, and 44 percent of adults aren't aware security solutions for mobile devices exist.

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GFI Warns of Fake Angry Birds Star Wars App

November 28, 2012 |

The malicious app is designed to send premium text messages from victims' phones.

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Researchers Warn of Belkin Router Security Flaw

November 23, 2012 |

The solution? Don't use the default password.

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Guide to iPad Security & MDM in the Enterprise

November 21, 2012 |

While iPads and other tablets offer the promise of major productivity gains in the enterprise, they can also introduce some pretty big security issues. Here's how to tackle those challenges.

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