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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 37

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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Android Malware Poses as Angry Birds Space App

April 12, 2012 |

The Trojan connects to a remote Web site to download and install additional malware on the victim's device.

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Android Apps Can Access Key Data Regardless of Permissions

April 11, 2012 |

Researcher Paul Brodeur created a proof of concept app that was able to access system information, along with data on the device's SD card.

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4 Steps to Securing Mobile Devices and Apps in the Workplace

April 09, 2012 |

Is your company prepared to manage the risks introduced by the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend? Here's how to review and strengthen your organization's mobile security posture.

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New TigerBot Android Malware Found

April 06, 2012 |

The malware can record phone calls, change network settings, upload the current GPS location, reboot the phone, and more.

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Security Flaw Found in Facebook Mobile Apps

April 05, 2012 |

The vulnerability was discovered by UK app developer Gareth Wright.

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Lookout Warns of New Android Malware Variant

April 04, 2012 |

The new version of the LeNa malware doesn't require any user interaction to gain root access.

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NQ Mobile Warns of New Android Malware Variant

April 03, 2012 |

The company has already found more than 100 files infected by DKFBootKit.

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Europe Plans Cybercrime Center

March 29, 2012 |

The center will be based at the European Police Office in The Hague.

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NCSU Researchers Warn of New TGLoader Android Malware

March 26, 2012 |

The malware has been found in alternative Android app markets, though it hasn't yet been found on Google Play.

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Researcher Warns of iOS Safari Vulnerability

March 20, 2012 |

The vulnerability could allow attackers to redirect victims to malicious Web sites without their knowledge.

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