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Researchers spot first Android malware to exploit a recently patched Toast vulnerability [Read More]
Google released its November 2017 set of security patches for Android to address 31 vulnerabilities, 9 of which are remote code execution issues rated Critical severity. [Read More]
Avira launches SafeThings, a new solution designed to help ISPs and manufacturers build security into home routers [Read More]
Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro exploits earn hackers more than $500,000 at the Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 competition [Read More]
Apple has released a set of security patches for its products, including fixes for Wi-Fi vulnerabilities disclosed in mid October that could be exploited as part of a novel attack technique called KRACK. [Read More]
White hat hackers demonstrated exploits on Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 and Huawei Mate 9 Pro at Mobile Pwn2Own 2017 and earned $350,000 [Read More]
Some industrial networking devices are also vulnerable to KRACK Wi-Fi attacks, including from Cisco, Rockwell and Sierra Wireless [Read More]
LokiBot Android banking trojan turns into ransomware if users try to remove it. The gang behind the attack has made more than $1.5 million [Read More]
Study shows one-third of industrial networks are accessible from the Internet and 10% of OT networks are already infected with malware [Read More]
Google is offering a bonus of $1,000 to researchers who find serious vulnerabilities in select Android apps present on Google Play [Read More]

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Scott Simkin's picture
Users, networks and applications can – and should— exist everywhere, which puts new burdens on security teams to protect them in the same way as the traditional perimeter.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By understanding what’s up with your mobile apps, you can mitigate the digital risk to your organization, employees and customers.
Adam Ely's picture
In this day of BYOD devices and zero-trust operating environments, IT and security professionals gain nothing from trying to manage the unmanageable—which is just as well, because the device is no longer the endpoint that matters.
Simon Crosby's picture
While flexibility offers countless benefits for corporations and their employees, this new emphasis on mobility has also introduced a new set of risks, and this in turn re-ignites a focus on endpoint security.
Adam Ely's picture
Applying a zero trust model to mobile and the right security controls at the app level could align productivity and security. But the bottom line is that it’s no longer about the device; it’s about the applications.
Adam Ely's picture
The increase in mobile security conversations shows that teams are still trying to figure out their strategy and how to address this new landscape of vulnerabilities.
David Holmes's picture
DDoS continues to wax and wane in unpredictable cycles, but the ecosystem has evolved to keep it out of the mobile space.
Adam Ely's picture
The mobile strategist will play a pivotal role in mobile integration, as they pave the way for the organizations to do so purposefully and securely.
David Holmes's picture
After the rounds of predictions for 2014, I had bet my colleague that if no mobile DDoS appeared this year, we’d stop talking about it. And it looks like we can.
Adam Ely's picture
While mobile security remains at the top of every CISO’s priority list this year, enterprises have quickly begun to realize that mobile device management (MDM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) are not enough to keep data safe.