Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 7

Number of Mobile Banking Trojans Nearly Doubled in Q1 2014

April 21, 2014 |

During the same period, the total number of mobile malware samples surged from 189,626 to 299,950, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Fake Anti-Virus App Gets 10,000 Downloads on Google Play

April 10, 2014 |

The app was briefly the top new paid app on Google Play, but it did nothing at all.

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Lookout Warns of Litecoin-Mining Android Malware

March 27, 2014 |

The malware leverages infected devices to mine for Litecoin, Dogecoin and Casinocoin.

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Top Apps for Boosting Mobile Security

March 17, 2014 |

Carriers of both iOS and Android mobile devices can improve their mobile security with apps that offer help with password management, encryption and other security best practices.

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Touchlogging Represents a Real Mobile Risk

March 07, 2014 |

Trustwave researcher warns about the risk of touchlogger applications on IOS and Android

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Majority of SOHO Wireless Routers Use Default IP Address, Outdated Firmware

February 25, 2014 |

A Tripwire survey also found that 30 percent of IT professionals haven't changed their wireless routers' default passwords.

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RiskIQ Reports 388 Percent Increase in Android Malware on Google Play

February 24, 2014 |

The company says 12.7 percent of all apps on Google Play in 2013 were malicious, up from just 2.7 percent in 2011.

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CA Aims to Improve API Security

February 24, 2014 |

Modern Web and mobile apps tend to use external resources, often called via an API, making the API a critical control point for security. That is why CA is addressing API security with new products.

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FireEye Warns of New Call-Blocking Android Malware

January 24, 2014 |

The malware is designed to steal text messages and block incoming phone calls from specific numbers.

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Hack Wickr, Win $100,000

January 20, 2014 |

The company says any  hacker who uncovers and responsibly discloses a critical security flaw in the app will be given a reward of up to $100,000.

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Silent Circle, Geeksphone Intro Privacy-Focused Smartphone

January 15, 2014 |

The device, called Blackphone, will run a custom build of Android named PrivatOS.

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Almost Half of All Government Employees Put Agencies at Risk via Mobile Usage

January 14, 2014 |

More than one in four government employees say they haven't received mobile security training.

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Unwiped Mobile Devices a BYOD Risk

January 10, 2014 |

Just 16 percent of adults who use mobile devices for work wipe data from old devices when they get a new one. It's important to educate employees about the BYOD risks this creates.

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Playing It Safe with BYOD

January 02, 2014 |

Employees want to bring their own devices (BYOD) to the office. But are some mobile devices more secure than others?

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57 Percent of Enterprises Have Lost Devices Containing Sensitive Data

December 12, 2013 |

A SailPoint survey also found that 45 percent believe employees would sell company data for the right price.

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78 Percent of Leading Android, iOS Apps Have Been Hacked

December 11, 2013 |

Still, that's better than last year, according to Arxan Technologies.

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BYOD Should Begin with Business Case

December 06, 2013 |

Despite the risks of not making security policies central to enterprise BYOD and mobility programs, many organizations are ignoring this best practice.

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Survey Finds 83 Percent of Travelers Use Public Wi-Fi

November 29, 2013 |

Still, 82 percent say they're very or extremely concerned about their security online.

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Can Biometrics Make a Comeback?

November 27, 2013 |

Biometrics promised to bring security to everything from transactions to systems usage. Yet biometrics never saw broad adoption. Can biometrics finally go mainstream?

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iOS Point-of-Sale Devices Pose Security Risk

November 20, 2013 |

New research considers security implications of mobile point-of-sale applications on Apple's iPhones and iPads.

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