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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 38

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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NCSU Researchers Warn of Privacy, Security Flaws in Android Apps

March 19, 2012 |

The problem is tied to the fact that Android's permissions model can't distinguish between the actions of an ad library and those of its hosting app.

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McAfee Warns of New Android Malware

March 16, 2012 |

The malicious app is disguised as a Token Generator application.

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Elcomsoft Finds Major Flaws in Mobile Password Apps

March 16, 2012 |

The majority of password management apps actually reduce user security.

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Twitter Posts Link to Android Malware

March 12, 2012 |

Symantec researchers recently found that 130,000 malicious tweets had been sent from 100 accounts.

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CyLab Intros SafeSlinger Mobile Security App

March 12, 2012 |

The app is designed to help smartphone users exchange information in a secure manner.

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iOS 5.1 Patches Over 80 Security Flaws

March 08, 2012 |

Most of the vulnerabilities involve the WebKit framework.

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AV-Test Warns of Flaws in Android Security Apps

March 06, 2012 |

Only 17 of the 41 apps tested were able to detect more than 65 percent of mobile malware.

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Photo Security Flaw Found in Android

March 02, 2012 |

Android apps can view photos on a user's device if they're given permission to access the Internet.

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NSA Develops High-Security Android Device

March 02, 2012 |

The Fishbowl phone was built using off-the-shelf components.

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NYT Warns of New iPhone Security Flaw

February 29, 2012 |

The vulnerability can provide third party app developers with access to a user's photos.

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