Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 17

Android Jelly Bean Enhances Security

July 18, 2012 |

Version 4.1 is the first to fully implement ASLR.

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Hacker Bypasses Apple's iOS In-App Purchases

July 13, 2012 |

The hack doesn't require any jailbreaking of the device.

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Instagram Patches Security Vulnerability

July 12, 2012 |

The flaw apparently enabled a security researcher to add himself to Mark Zuckerberg's account as a friend.

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More Android Malware Found on Google Play

July 11, 2012 |

The malicious apps were downloaded more than 50,000 times.

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Trusteer Uncovers New Android Banking Trojans

July 10, 2012 |

The malware enables the attackers to initiate transfers from victims' bank accounts.

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TrustGo Warns of New Android Malware

July 09, 2012 |

More than 100,000 devices have already been infected, according to the company.

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GFI Warns of Trojan Posing as Firefox for Android

July 06, 2012 |

The malware sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers.

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Malware Found in Apple's iOS App Store

July 05, 2012 |

The malicious app uploads the user's entire contact list to a remote server, then sends spam texts to all contacts.

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Sophos, Microsoft Warn of Android Spam Botnet

July 05, 2012 |

Google denies that Android devices are the source of the spam.

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Trend Micro Notes Massive Surge in Android Malware

July 05, 2012 |

The number of malicious apps recently doubled in the space of a single month.

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Facebook Mobile Apps Deleting User Contact Info?

July 02, 2012 |

Several reports indicate that Facebook's apps for Android and iPhone may be replacing contacts' e-mail addresses with Facebook e-mail addresses.

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Secure Your Wi-Fi, or a SWAT Team May Attack

July 02, 2012 |

An unsecured wireless network led an Indiana SWAT team to the wrong house.

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Top 20 Android Security Apps

June 28, 2012 |

Protect your Android device against malicious apps, mobile malware, and theft with these essential security solutions.

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Face.com Patches KLIK App Security Flaw

June 21, 2012 |

The vulnerability enabled attackers to hijack any KLIK user's Facebook and Twitter accounts to get access to their photos.

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Mobile Security Startup Bluebox Gets $9.5 Million

June 20, 2012 |

The company claims its offering will be 'the next evolution in enterprise security technology.'

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Android Malware Poses as Security App

June 20, 2012 |

The malware is designed to steal incoming SMS messages.

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Six Arrested in Japan Over Mobile Porn Malware

June 18, 2012 |

The malicious Android app was used to steal more than $250,000 from 211 victims.

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Sophos Lists Top Android Malware

June 15, 2012 |

The malware is capable of sending premium SMS messages, displaying unwanted ads, and more.

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Facebook Intros Mobile Security Enhancements

June 08, 2012 |

Three new features are designed to help mobile users protect their Facebook accounts.

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NQ Mobile Warns of Malware Posing as Gmail App for Android

June 07, 2012 |

The DDSpy malware is capable of uploading SMS messages, call logs, and recorded phone calls. 

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