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Papa John's Faces $250 Million Lawsuit Over Text Message Spam

November 14, 2012 |

The company could be required to pay damages of $500 for each of 500,000 unwanted text messages.

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BlackBerry 10 Gets U.S. Government Security Certification

November 09, 2012 |

The platform is now FIPS 140-2 certified, which means that government agencies can deploy it as soon as it's launched.

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Bit9: 25 Percent of Google Play Apps Pose a Security Risk

November 02, 2012 |

The company says the apps demand a 'suspicious' number of high-risk permissions.

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Apple iOS Update Patches Security Flaws

November 02, 2012 |

The vulnerabilities could provide an attacker with access to the Passbook app, and could enable arbitrary code execution.

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Google Explains Enhanced Security Features of Android 4.2

November 02, 2012 |

Downloaded apps will be checked against Google's database of known Android applications.

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CA Attorney General Issues Mobile App Privacy Warning

November 01, 2012 |

Developers have 30 days to comply with the California Online Privacy Protection Act.

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Japanese Police Arrest Android Malware Developers

October 31, 2012 |

The malicious apps, which were made available on Google Play, were downloaded 270,000 times.

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Mobile Device Management Advice from Gartner

October 31, 2012 |

Thanks to the BYOD phenomenon, Gartner expects 65 percent of enterprises to adopt a mobile device management (MDM) solution over the next five years.

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Lookout Enhances iOS Security App

October 30, 2012 |

The iOS app now includes Signal Flare functionality, which was added to the company's Android app in early October.

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T-Mobile, Lookout Partner on Android Security

October 26, 2012 |

Lookout's Automatic App Security will be pre-loaded on Android devices from T-Mobile.

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Researchers Warn of SSL Flaws in Android Apps

October 24, 2012 |

The researchers were able to leverage the flaws to access credit card numbers, bank account information and more.

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Trend Micro Warns of Surge in Android Malware

October 23, 2012 |

The number of malicious apps increased by 483 percent between June and September.

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French Police Arrest Suspected Android Malware Creator

October 19, 2012 |

The man is said to have earned more than $650,000 from the malware.

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Google May Add Malware Scanner to Android 4.2

October 12, 2012 |

The new scanner appears to be in the works for the next update to the Android operating system.

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Windows 8: New Business-friendly Security Features

October 11, 2012 |

Windows 8 is packed with new security features that should appeal to both end users and system administrators.

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Rapid7 Buys Mobilisafe

October 10, 2012 |

Mobilisafe's seven employees will all be joining Rapid7.

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Lookout Updates Android Security App

October 09, 2012 |

New features include the ability to locate a device just before its battery dies.

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Report: BlackBerry PlayBook Is Most Secure Tablet for BYOD

October 05, 2012 |

Context Information Security says RIM's device is the only tablet that offers a 'workable' BYOD solution.

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Veracode Buys Marvin Mobile Security

October 05, 2012 |

The deal is aimed at helping Veracode's customers deal with security and privacy concerns regarding mobile apps.

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What Star Wars Teaches Us About BYOD and IT Security

October 04, 2012 |

At the SecTor security conference, the head of Security Engineering for Check Point explains how modern IT risks such as APTs and BYOD relate to the mythology of Star Wars.

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