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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 36

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 10, 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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Apple's iOS 5.1.1 Patches Serious Security Flaws

May 08, 2012 |

The update patches several vulnerabilities, including one that could lead to remote code execution.

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Lookout Warns of New 'NotCompatible' Android Trojan

May 03, 2012 |

The researchers say this appears to be the first time hacked Web sites are being used specifically to target mobile devices.

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NYT IDs Google Street View Designer

May 02, 2012 |

The designer was Marius Milner, best known as the developer of NetStumbler.

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Study Finds Leading Android Apps Demand Excessive Permissions

May 01, 2012 |

According to AhnLab, fully 42.6 percent of apps require excessive permissions for device information access.

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Lookout, Deutsche Telekom Partner on Mobile Device Security

April 24, 2012 |

The companies will work together on research and development, and will make Lookout's security app available to Deutsche Telekom's customers.

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Penn State, IBM Researchers Develop TapLogger Android Trojan

April 23, 2012 |

The proof-of-concept malware uses the device's motion sensors to steal passwords and other user data.

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Researchers Warn of Malware in Fake Instagram App for Android

April 18, 2012 |

The malicious apps are being offered on Web sites that mimic the official Instagram site.

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Trend Micro Names BlackBerry 7 Most Enterprise-Ready Mobile OS

April 17, 2012 |

The operating system scored well for its security, authentication, device wipe functionality, firewall and virtualization.

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Android Trojan found on Google Play

April 16, 2012 |

McAfee says the malware has already been downloaded by at least 70,000 users.

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Boeing Plans High-Security Android Smartphone

April 13, 2012 |

The company says it's nearing the end of the development cycle and plans to launch the phone in late 2012.

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