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Researchers discover an Android vulnerability, dubbed StrandHogg 2.0, that allows malware to hijack legitimate apps and gain full access to the targeted device. [Read More]
Samsung has unveiled a new security solution for mobile devices that includes an SE chip and enhanced security software. [Read More]
The unc0ver jailbreaking tool has been updated with support for the latest iOS releases, courtesy of a zero-day vulnerability. [Read More]
Britain will reduce Chinese tech giant Huawei's controversial involvement in its 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. [Read More]
Encrypted messaging service Signal has announced the introduction of a new feature that allows users to recover their data if they switch to a new device. [Read More]
Privacy advocates warn that the danger of creating new government surveillance powers for the pandemic, including through contact tracing apps, could lead to much bigger problems in the future. [Read More]
A vulnerability related to pairing in Bluetooth Basic Rate / Enhanced Data Rate (BR/EDR) connections could be exploited to impersonate a previously paired device. [Read More]
The DoJ announced that it managed to gain access to the iPhones of the man responsible for the 2019 attack at a naval base in Pensacola, and it took the opportunity to once again ask for encryption backdoors. [Read More]
The price of some iOS exploits has dropped recently and experts believe this is a result of researchers’ increased focus on iOS hacking. [Read More]
Security researchers at Bitdefender have identified a highly sophisticated Android spyware platform that managed to remain undetected for four years. [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.