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Millions of users looking to get Android software updates have been tricked into downloading spyware on their devices through the Google Play marketplace, Zscaler reveals. [Read More]
The ambient light sensors found in phones, tablets and laptops can be abused to steal sensitive browser data, researchers warn [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Bosch’s Drivelog Connect dongle and its mobile app allow hackers to send malicious CAN messages to a car and stop its engine [Read More]
Cisco Talos researchers identified over a dozen vulnerabilities in Moxa industrial wireless access points (APs) as part of a two-week analysis of the product [Read More]
The Shadow Brokers have released more NSA exploits, along with a message to US President Donald Trump [Read More]
The Triada malware, said last year to be the most advanced mobile threat, recently boosted its detection evasion capabilities with the adoption of sandbox technology, Avast security researchers reveal. [Read More]
Certificate validation vulnerability in Apple Music for Android allows MitM attackers to intercept sensitive user data [Read More]
Google released security updates for Android to resolve numerous Critical remote code execution (RCE) and elevation of privilege (EoP) vulnerabilities in the platform. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities in Broadcom Wi-Fi chips expose iPhone, Nexus and Samsung phones to remote attacks that require no user interaction [Read More]
Apple releases emergency update for iOS to patch vulnerability that can be exploited to execute code on the Wi-Fi chip [Read More]

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Adam Ely's picture
We can attempt to predict the future, but without proper security measures in place, data breaches are bound to happen. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, but when.
Adam Ely's picture
When determining how risky an app is, we must consider intentional features within these permissions to determine whether or not they’re a risk to the enterprise.
Adam Ely's picture
At the end of the day, the kill switch will not only decrease the amount of people mugged for their phones because there is little net value in the device itself, but it will also provide individuals with the means to wipe the device of personal information.
Adam Ely's picture
COPE is often an attractive model for organizations concerned about keeping mobile data secure but presents its own set of issues. So how does COPE stack up against BYOD?
Adam Ely's picture
This shift to mobile exposes a major fault that needs to be addressed and security practices must address mobile threats as well.
Marc Solomon's picture
To help cybersecurity professionals cut through the hype and gain a better understanding of what to expect as the Internet of Everything continues to evolve, these top 10 observations might help.
Adam Ely's picture
Yesterday’s device management approach does not work in a BYOD world. The end users are bringing their own devices, so we need to adjust to accommodate this new world order.
Adam Ely's picture
Security teams and lines of business have reached a turning point on BYOD. It’s now become more important than ever for the CISO to figure out how to manage risk without inhibiting users.
Adam Ely's picture
Many of us create our own blind spots through assumption. Until we understand what is occurring on mobile devices, we cannot determine if our controls are effective at managing risk.
Adam Ely's picture
CISOs are notoriously disliked. Trying to protect company, customer and employee data often means having to say “no” to new projects and implementations. This does not earn you many friends.