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Zero-day flaw in Google Admin app allows malicious apps to read its files

A vulnerability in the Google Admin application for Android can allow rogue applications to steal credentials that could be used to access Google for Work accounts.

Zero-day flaw in Google Admin app allows malicious apps to read its files

Attackers could obtain credentials used to manage Google for Work accounts


Google has another try at patching Stagefright flaw

Google has sent the patch to its partners and will fix its Nexus line of devices

Use SAP's mobile platform? Patch now to avoid these 'high risk' vulnerabilities

The flaws could give attackers access to encrypted information

Mobile banking apps in developing nations have weak security

Attackers could already be using software vulnerabilities to steal money

BlackBerry denies its OS was to blame in Jeep Cherokee hack

The company claims the cause of the vulnerability lies in how the software stack was assembled by Chrysler

Attackers could take over Android devices by exploiting built-in remote support apps

Researchers discovered weaknesses in the remote support tools pre-installed on Android devices by manufacturers and carriers

Android device makers to release monthly security fixes

They're starting now with a fix for a major vulnerability called Stagefright

Maliciously crafted MKV video files can be used to crash Android phones

Researchers discovered a vulnerability in Android's mediaserver component that can be exploited by malicious apps and websites

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IDC sees mobile management software sales slowing

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file

Vulnerabilities in the Android multimedia framework allow attackers to remotely compromise devices with ease, a researcher said

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CIOs say AppleCare for Enterprise is lacking

Apple is slowly wading into enterprise waters, but the company gives preferential treatment to organizations that have relationships with its partner, IBM. CIOs and other IT leaders also say the initial fruit of that partnership,...

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CIOs say Apple still doesn't care about enterprise

Apple may cater to the enterprise more than ever before, but only big businesses feel the love. CIOs of smaller organizations that support Macs and iOS devices seek meaningful relationships with Apple, but convincing the consumer...

Bogus news app used to deliver Hacking Team spy tool

Trend Micro found the app, along with exploit code and instructions, in the leaked data

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How Facebook uses IT automation to manage 16,000 MacBooks

Facebook wasn't always a well-oiled machine when it came to IT automation, but the company's phenomenal growth led to some key changes in how its technology staff manages an ever-growing collection of Apple MacBooks.

VPN users, beware: You may not be as safe as you think you are

Thanks to IPv6 leakage, your data could be out there for anyone to see

One third of enterprise iOS devices vulnerable to app, data hijacking attacks

Researchers from FireEye found five flaws that can be exploited by rogue apps installed through the iOS enterprise provisioning system

FTC settles with developers of sneaky cryptocurrency mining app

The Prized app secretly mined virtual currencies on mobile phones

Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Applications are on the way from partners including AirWatch and MobileIron

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Enterprise mobility slowed by security concerns

While mobile technology continues to move forward in all parts of the business, security issues threaten to slow the progress, according to attendees at this week's MobileIron's user conference.

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