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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 16

Over 80 Percent of Smartphones Aren't Protected from Malware

October 14, 2013 |

Still, according to Juniper Research, almost 1.3 billion mobile devices will have security software installed by 2018.

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Lookout Gets $55 Million in Funding

October 11, 2013 |

The funds will be leveraged to continue international expansion, expand into the enterprise, and invest in security beyond the mobile device.

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Enterprise Mobility Management: Not Just Blacklisting Apps

September 24, 2013 |

Despite security concerns, a surprisingly small number of companies blacklist or whitelist applications on mobile devices.

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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Security Hacked

September 23, 2013 |

'This demonstrates -- again -- that fingerprint biometrics is unsuitable as [an] access control method,' the hackers said.

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Secure Messaging App Wickr Launched for Android

September 19, 2013 |

The company's CTO calls the app 'the next step in our overall quest to protect users against the many threats to their privacy.'

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Survey Finds Almost All Commuters Put Corporate Data at Risk

September 18, 2013 |

95.6 percent use open, public Wi-Fi connections at least once a week to carry out work-related tasks, and 34.2 percent do so at least 20 times a week.

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Review: Avira Free Android Security

September 17, 2013 |

Reviewer Matt Sarrel says Avira Free Android Security shows that simple device security does not require an expensive product only enterprises can afford.

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Corporate Android Apps Not All Secure

September 13, 2013 |

Some mobile Android apps from Fortune 500 companies do not adhere to security best practices, finds a recent analysis by IT consulting firm RIIS.

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ThreatTrack Security: QR Codes Deliver Boxer Malware

September 12, 2013 |

A variety of fake game downloads infect users with Trojan.AndroidOS.Generic.A, a Boxer variant designed to send text messages to premium numbers.

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Only 1 in 8 Companies Has a Full Mobile Device Security Policy

August 27, 2013 |

Still, mobile devices were the source of more confidential data leaks over the past year than phishing attacks, employee fraud or corporate espionage.

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Researchers Plant Malware on Apple's App Store

August 21, 2013 |

Apple says it has made changes in response to the researchers' work.

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Hacker Takes Control of Houston Family's Baby Monitor

August 15, 2013 |

The monitor and the wireless router it was connected to were both password-protected.

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Fortinet Reports Surge in Mobile Malware

August 13, 2013 |

The company is now seeing more than 1,300 new malware samples per day.

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Smartphone Experts Hacked

August 12, 2013 |

Customers' names, addresses, credit or debit card account numbers, CVV codes, and expiration dates may have been accessed.

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Security Flaw Found in All Android Bitcoin Wallets

August 12, 2013 |

The vulnerability lies in a component of Android responsible for generating secure random numbers.

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Trend Micro Finds 718,000 Malicious, High-Risk Android Apps in Q2 2013

August 08, 2013 |

The company expects that number to exceed one million by the end of the year.

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SMS/MMS Security Gateway Market to Grow Ninefold by 2017

August 07, 2013 |

Infonetics expects the market  to surge from $41 million in 2012 to $363 million in 2017.

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Black Hat: Android Master Key Vulnerability Makes Us Safer

August 01, 2013 |

When is an Android security flaw a good thing? When it makes us safer, says researcher during his Black Hat presentation.

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Black Hat: MACTANS Hacking Apple iOS with a Battery Charger

July 31, 2013 |

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology disclose potential new vulnerability in Apple devices.

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Appthority Finds Security, Privacy Flaws in 83 Percent of Popular Mobile Apps

July 31, 2013 |

91 percent of popular iOS apps exhibit at least one risky behavior, compared to 80 percent of popular Android apps.

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