Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 20

How to Find and Track Mobile Devices

June 04, 2013 |

Mobile devices are great for productivity. For security, not so much. Enterprises can minimize security concerns by using location features and handy apps.

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McAfee Tackles Unified Mobile Management and Security

May 30, 2013 |

Data security software maker McAfee seeks to make administrators' lives easier by integrating its ePolicy Orchestrator product.

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Q1 2013 Saw Massive Innovation in Android Malware

May 15, 2013 |

The first quarter of the year saw the first distribution of Android malware via spam e-mails, and the first targeted Android attacks.

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IT Managers Worry About Mobile Hotspot Security

May 14, 2013 |

Seventy-five percent of enterprise IT managers say security is their main concern regarding mobile hotspot device usage.

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Webroot Warns of Malicious Android Font Apps on Google Play

May 13, 2013 |

The apps downloaded spyware that monitored the victim's SMS, call logs and location.

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Samsung Knox, BlackBerry 10 Approved for Use by U.S. Department of Defense

May 06, 2013 |

Both companies recently announced successful testing by the Defense Information Systems Agency.

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39 Percent of Smartphone Users Don't Implement Any Security Measures

May 03, 2013 |

And at least 7.1 million smartphones were irreparably damaged, lost, or stolen last year, according to Consumer Reports.

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Mobile Security Client Market Reached $964 Billion in 2012

April 26, 2013 |

Infonetics predicts that the market will continue to grow rapidly, hitting $2.9 billion by 2017.

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Security Flaw Found in Viber App for Android

April 25, 2013 |

The vulnerability enables an attacker to bypass the lock screen of any device with the app installed.

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Sophos Updates Mobile Security App for Android

April 25, 2013 |

The latest version of the company's Android security app adds a spam filter for text messages and phone calls.

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BadNews Android Malware Found in 32 Apps on Google Play

April 19, 2013 |

According to Lookout, the infected apps may have been downloaded as many as 9 million times before they were removed.

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Critical Security Flaws Found in Home, Office Routers

April 18, 2013 |

All 13 routers studied by ISE can be taken over from the local network, and 11 of the 13 can be taken over from the WAN.

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32.8 Million Android Devices Infected in 2012

April 15, 2013 |

And more than 10 million devices were infected in the first quarter of 2013, according to NQ Mobile.

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Fake Vertu App Delivers Android Malware

April 12, 2013 |

The malware forwards all incoming messages to an external server, and is capable of downloading additional spyware to an infected device.

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Bitdefender Intros Free Android Security App

April 09, 2013 |

The app offers basic malware scanning functionality and promises 'close to zero impact' on performance and battery life.

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New Android Malware Targets Tibetan Activists

April 05, 2013 |

Citizen Lab researchers report that security solutions from Avast, Lookout and Kaspersky all failed to detect the app as malicious.

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Symantec Finds Malicious Porn Apps on Google Play

April 03, 2013 |

The apps, which demand $1,000 payments from victims, have been downloaded more than 5,000 times.

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Sony Xperia Z Lockscreen Security Flaw Found

March 28, 2013 |

Scott Reed says he posted a video of the exploit 'to help push Sony towards releasing a fast security update.'

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Symantec Uncovers New Android Malware Variant

March 27, 2013 |

A new version of Android.Enesoluty poses as a game called Lime Pop.

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Kaspersky Uncovers Targeted Attacks Leveraging Android Malware

March 26, 2013 |

The researchers say this is the first known targeted attack against mobile phones.

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