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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 4

Apple Watch Security Risks (and Benefits)

September 28, 2015 |

With the Apple Watch, as with smartphones before it, security pros need to proactively prepare for the mobile device's entry into the workplace.

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38 Percent of IT Security Pros Don't Participate in Their Own BYOD Programs

September 28, 2015 |

And 28 percent of enterprises do nothing at all about mobile security, a recent Bitglass survey found.

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87 Percent of Business, IT Pros Expect Mobile Payments Breaches to Grow

September 25, 2015 |

But 42 percent have used mobile payments this year regardless of the risks, a recent ISACA survey found.

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Millions Infected by Malware in Apple App Store

September 22, 2015 |

The malware is capable of launching phishing attacks and stealing data from the user's clipboard.

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How to Fight Zombie App-ocalypse

September 16, 2015 |

"Zombie" apps are an often overlooked BYOD security threat. User education and application whitelisting can reduce risks associated with these dead and stale apps.

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Using Two-Factor Authentication for Mobile Security

September 14, 2015 |

Reduce the likelihood of having your mobile device hacked by using two-factor authentication.

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225,000 Apple Credentials Stolen via New iOS Malware

September 01, 2015 |

It's the 'largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,' according to Palo Alto Networks researchers.

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Apple vs. Android: Mobile Security Pros and Cons

August 31, 2015 |

Both Apple's iOS and Android have security strengths and weaknesses, experts say.

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10 Free or Cheap WiFi Security Testing Tools

August 26, 2015 |

Do not kid yourselves, security professionals. You need more than one WiFi security testing tool. Here are 10 free or inexpensive options.

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Certifigate Flaw Exposes Android Users to Risk [VIDEO]

August 07, 2015 |

Remote diagnostic tools from OEMs that are supposed to help Android users, could instead be used to hurt them.

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Google Doubles Down on Android Security at Black Hat

August 06, 2015 |

Google's Android security chief discusses Stagefright and more in Black Hat address.

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Zimperium Takes Aim at Mobile Security [VIDEO]

July 24, 2015 |

Smartphone security isn't quite the same as desktop security. Zimperium researchers discuss the pitfalls of mobile and what Zimperium is doing to limit risks.

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Wi-Fi Security Needs Work, Says IEEE Group

July 21, 2015 |

An IEEE study group hopes its research will improve Wi-Fi security.

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Researcher Uncovers Major Security Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Devices

June 19, 2015 |

While the vulnerability could provide an attacker with an enormous amount of access to an affected device, it's extremely difficult to exploit.

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Mobile Apps Live On, Wreak Security Havoc

June 08, 2015 |

While enterprise security teams fret about mobile malware, dead and stale apps on users' devices pose a far greater mobile security threat, finds an Appthority report.

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Apple Bug Crashes Macs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches

June 02, 2015 |

A specific series of characters displayed in a notification can cause a device to crash and reboot.

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Catching Enterprise Mobility Management Wave

May 22, 2015 |

While mobile device management was once all the rage, enterprises are moving to enterprise mobility management as their mobile strategies become more essential to their business.

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The Millennial Security Risk

May 13, 2015 |

Millennials more likely than their baby boomer counterparts to engage in risky security behavior, report finds.

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Researchers Warn of Wi-Fi Vulnerability in iOS 8

April 23, 2015 |

A specially crafted SSL certificate can be used to crash iOS apps, and even the entire operating system.

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Manual Penetration Testing Still Crucial to Smart App Development

April 17, 2015 |

With automated security testing, you do not need manual penetration testing when developing apps, right? Wrong!

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