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Android malware fakes phone shutdown to steal data

The malware works in the background after pretending to shut down a phone, AVG said.


VirusTotal tackles false positive malware detections plaguing antivirus and software vendors

VirusTotal is gathering file metadata from trusted software makers to integrate in its online scanning engine

Corporate IT: Beware the dating apps on your users' phones

Common vulnerabilities could be putting your company's data up for grabs

New spyware targets iOS devices, steals pictures and data

Spyware from a pro-Russian group is targeting iPhones, whether they're jailbroken or not, says Trend Micro

Scareware found hidden in Google Play apps downloaded by millions

Days after installation the apps started displaying fake warning messages promoting other rogue apps and services

MobileIron seeks to secure corporate data on personal clouds

New service wants to keep data secure while allowing employees to use personal services

Samsung and Good combine products to boost Android enterprise credibility

Samsung's goal is to extend its reach into corporations

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Is Windows 10 the Enterprise OS Businesses Have Been Waiting For?

Windows 8 was considered a disaster for both businesses and consumers. Should enterprises upgrade to Windows 10 quickly or wait as long as possible?

Blackphone super-secure communications app had serious flaw

A vulnerability in the bundled encrypted messaging app would have allowed attackers to execute malicious code on the device

Cisco integration gives Samsung Knox users more options for secure connectivity

Under pressure from falling phone sales, Samsung continues to court CIOs

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For BYOD, Money Changes Everything

You can't blame employees for wanting to be paid for using their personal phones and tablets for work. And it’s understandable that companies don't want to subsidize personal use. Who foots the bill for BYOD phones has turned into a...

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BYOD Was a Tech Roller Coaster Ride in 2014

From the beginning, the Bring Your Own Device movement has been a nightmare for CIOs. And recently many workers – once excited by the concept – are wondering if it’s worth it. Here’s a look back at CIO.com’s year-long coverage of this...

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BlackBerry Classic Review: A Killer Smartphone for Keyboard Lovers

The BlackBerry Classic is the best smartphone the company has ever released, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco. However, it's not going to lure away many iPhone or Android users, or significantly increase BlackBerry's market share. And...

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How Marketing Is Tackling MDM in the Shadows

Tech vendors are targeting marketers and other business executives with products and services and selling them behind IT's back. This shadow or rogue tech trend has now made its way to mobile device management.

IBM fixes serious flaw in Endpoint Manager for mobile device management

The flaw can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the management server

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Around the World With BYOD

More than half of employees across the global bring a mobile device to work. However, when you look at individual countries, the results vary wildly in terms of ownership and adoption -- surprisingly, some tech-loving countries are...

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BYOD Brings Corporate Contradictions

CIOs naturally want a BYOD policy in place to give them some level of control, but the reality is that employees will do whatever they want regardless of the policy.

Long-running Android botnet evolves, could pose threat to corporate networks

The 'NotCompatible' Android Trojan now uses peer-to-peer encrypted communication, researchers from Lookout said

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COPE Offers IT and Workers an Alternative to BYOD

Some CIOs are opting for a Company Owned, Personally Enabled approach to managing mobile devices in the enterprise. COPE creates a tricky scenario, however, because IT is asking employees to trust them to do the right thing with a...

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