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Kaspersky Updates Mobile Security App for Android

October 03, 2012 |

A new 'Mugshot' feature takes photos of anyone who uses your device without your permission.

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95 Percent of Smartphones and Tablets Are Unprotected

October 01, 2012 |

Over the next five years, Juniper Research says, that's likely to drop to 80 percent.

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Researchers Develop 'Visual Malware' for Mobile Devices

September 28, 2012 |

The malware, called PlaceRaider, can build a 3D model of a target location.

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Sophos Updates Android Security App

September 28, 2012 |

The app now allows users to select other people who can send commands to the device if it's lost or stolen.

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GAO Warns of Wireless Medical Device Security Vulnerabilities

September 28, 2012 |

The agency says more attention need to be paid to 'intentional threats' to the devices.

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Samsung Claims Galaxy S III Security Flaw Is Patched

September 26, 2012 |

...but some users say they're unable to access the update.

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Researcher Warns of Samsung Galaxy S III Vulnerability

September 25, 2012 |

The flaw could enable an attacker to remotely wipe the device, according to Ravi Borgaonkar.

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GAO Warns of Surge in Mobile Malware

September 24, 2012 |

The Government Accountability Office says the number of malware variants targeting mobile devices increased from 14,000 to 40,000 in less than a year.

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iOS, Android Vulnerabilities Found at HP's Mobile Pwn2Own Event

September 21, 2012 |

Both iOS and Android fall to hackers at the HP-sponsored mobile Pwn2own event. NFC is not to blame, or is it?

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Samsung Galaxy S3, Apple iPhone 4S Hacked at Pwn2Own

September 20, 2012 |

Researchers from MWR Labs and Certified Secure each won $30,000.

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Developer Warns of Major Virgin Mobile Security Flaw

September 18, 2012 |

It's disturbingly easy to access a Virgin Mobile account, and there's nothing users can do to protect themselves.

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Researchers Warn of WhatsApp Security Flaws

September 17, 2012 |

It's easy for an attacker to take over a user's account, and there's no way to recover an account once it's been compromised.

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Mobile Emphasis at HP's Pwn2Own

September 17, 2012 |

HP puts over $200,000 on the line, in an effort to find mobile vulnerabilities.

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Chrome for Android Gets Security Update

September 14, 2012 |

The browser's sandbox technology has been enhanced, and seven vulnerabilities have been patched.

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Over 50 Percent of Android Devices Have Unpatched Security Flaws

September 13, 2012 |

That's Duo Security's conclusion from the initial vulnerability assessments conducted by its free X-Ray app for Android.

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Verizon Launches Mobile Security for Android

September 12, 2012 |

The app combines functionality from McAfee and Asurion.

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Microsoft Fixes Measly 2 Flaws for September Patch Tuesday

September 11, 2012 |

With one of the lightest security patches in months, some security researchers wonder if Microsoft is leaving some bugs unpatched.

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Cloudmark Warns of Massive Surge in SMS Phishing Attacks

September 10, 2012 |

The company observed a 913 percent increase in the volume of such attacks last week.

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Sophos: London is Full of Unsecured Wireless Networks

September 07, 2012 |

Eight percent of Wi-Fi networks in central London use no encryption at all.

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Good Technology Buys Mobile Security Firm Copiun

September 07, 2012 |

The transaction is expected to close by the end of the month.

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