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A new piece of Android malware named EventBot is targeting the users of close to 300 financial applications across the United States and Europe. [Read More]
A piece of Android ransomware uses a scareware tactic to extort money from victims: it asks them to provide their credit card information to pay a fine. [Read More]
Android smartphone manufacturers have significantly improved their patching practices over the past couple of years. [Read More]
PhantomLance is a long-running spyware campaign targeting Android users that bears the marks of Vietnam-linked hacking group OceanLotus. [Read More]
Apple says it has found no evidence that the recently disclosed iOS Mail app vulnerabilities have been exploited in attacks as researchers have claimed. [Read More]
EDR firm expands its cyber defense platform to include mobile defense, and introduces a new mobile managed detection and response offering. The intention is to bring visibility and security to all enterprise endpoints. [Read More]
Researchers claim that two zero-day vulnerabilities affecting the Mail app in iOS have been exploited in targeted attacks since at least January 2018. [Read More]
Google this week announced the availability of a cloud-based solution meant to help work-from-home employees securely access enterprise resources. [Read More]
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate is working with BlueRISC to develop a Cloud-based Root-of-Trust (CRoT) technology to address concerns over corporate-owned, personally enabled (COPE) devices. [Read More]
Syrian-linked hackers recently switched to COVID-19-themed lures as part of a long-running surveillance campaign. [Read More]

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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.
Adam Ely's picture
From what to support to how to ensure the security of mobile apps and data, enterprises are banging their heads against the wall to find a solution to secure mobile.
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.