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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 35

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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LinkedIn Updates Mobile Apps in Response to Privacy Concerns

June 06, 2012 |

The iOS app uploads detailed meeting data, including personal notes, to LinkedIn's servers.

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Nuance Intros Voice Biometrics for Mobile Devices

June 06, 2012 |

The company's Dragon ID technology replaces the user's device passcode with a spoken word or phrase.

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Researchers Sidestep Bouncer Security, Plant Malware in Google Play

June 05, 2012 |

Jon Oberheide and Charlie Miller will present their findings later this week at SummerCon.

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AnchorFree Launches Hotspot Shield for Android

June 01, 2012 |

The app is designed to protect users against spam, phishing and malware threats.

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Company Fined for Distributing Malicious Android Apps

May 24, 2012 |

Malicious versions of Angry Birds, Assassins Creed and other popular apps stole thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims.

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Android Malware Variant Charges for Free Apps

May 24, 2012 |

A new version of Android.Opfake tricks victims into paying for free Android apps.

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IBM Bans Siri

May 23, 2012 |

The company has disabled the service, along with others such as Dropbox and iCloud, on its employees' phones.

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NC State Researchers Announce Android Malware Genome Project

May 23, 2012 |

The researchers have already collected more than 1,200 malware samples.

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Bitdefender Launches Clueful Privacy App for Apple's iOS

May 23, 2012 |

Clueful warns users if other apps on their iPhones are tracking their location, reading their address book, and more.

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Security Researchers Warn of AT&T Network Vulnerability

May 22, 2012 |

The researchers say the vulnerability could allow attackers to deliver malicious content to smartphone users.

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Security Flaw Found in ZTE Android Phones

May 21, 2012 |

The backdoor appears to be intended to enable ZTE and MetroPCS to install and uninstall Android apps.

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DHS Issues Warning on Medical Device Security

May 18, 2012 |

The Department of Homeland Security says the combination of medical devices and wireless connectivity presents a security risk.

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New Android Malware Poses as Adobe Flash Player

May 14, 2012 |

Once installed, the malware sends SMS messages to premium numbers without the user's permission.

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Rogue Android Apps Found on Google Play

May 10, 2012 |

The applications were all uploaded by a single developer named Thasimola.

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Full Disk Encryption Buyer's Guide

May 09, 2012 |

Full disk encryption lessens the odds of suffering a data breach when corporate laptops go missing or are left unattended.

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FBI Warns of Malware Attacks Being Delivered via Hotel Wi-Fi

May 09, 2012 |

The FBI says travelers are being targeted through pop-up windows when they connect to the Internet in hotel rooms.

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