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The modular surveillanceware is likely developed by Italian vendor RCS Lab, which operates in the same market as Pegasus developer NSO Group Technologies and FinFisher creator Gamma Group. [Read More]
Backup-as-a-service firm HYCU has raised $53 million in a Series B funding round led by Acrew Capital. [Read More]
Academics discover that mobile devices leak identifying information about their owners via Wi-Fi probe requests. [Read More]
A researcher has found a new way to hack and steal Teslas, via a Bluetooth-based relay attack that abuses a key card feature. [Read More]
iOS 16 and macOS Ventura will get security updates faster via a new feature called Rapid Security Response. [Read More]
A Spanish judge will travel to Israel to seek testimony from the head of NSO Group, the maker of the controversial Pegasus spyware used in tapping politicians’ phones in Spain. [Read More]
The latest Android updates address critical remote code execution and elevation of privilege vulnerabilities impacting the Media Framework and System components. [Read More]
Apple’s App Store prevented more than 1.6 million risky applications and app updates from defrauding users. [Read More]
Devo Technology, a late-stage startup building technology for data logging and security analytics, has closed a new $100 million funding round that pushes its valuation in the $2 billion range. [Read More]
Millions of budget smartphones that use UNISOC chipsets can have their communications remotely disrupted by hackers due to a critical vulnerability. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Mobile Security

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Preston Hogue's picture
Telecom service providers need protections for everything from their back-end networks to cell towers to billions of devices in users’ hands.
John Maddison's picture
There are three basic security components that every organization with an open BYOD strategy needs to be familiar with.
Laurence Pitt's picture
By paying just a bit more attention to the permissions you are allowing on your phone or computer, you could protect yourself from a much more significant headache down the road.
Alastair Paterson's picture
While less powerful than desktops and servers used for this purpose, more Android devices exist, and they are often less protected and, thus, more easily accessible.
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.
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.