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Second HTTPS snooping flaw breaks security for thousands of iOS apps

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps

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How one CIO stays a step ahead of cybersecurity threats

Here's how Digineer's CIO stays one step ahead of common cybersecurity threats.

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Lightning strike more likely than mobile malware

The threat of mobile malware infection is substantially overblown, according to a new report, with a typical user more likely to hit by lightning than be infected.

HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks

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5 security questions you should be asking about the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch isn't due to hit the market until April 24, but many security professionals are already thinking about the security implications of the new generation of wearables that it promises to usher in.

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Mobile insecurity at work? Blame highly paid dudes

The biggest smartphone security threats at work come from male workers under age 35 who earn more than $60,000 a year.

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Second-hand devices – cheaper but risky

Second-hand smartphones and tablets can be a great financial deal for those who don't mind last year's technology that still functions perfectly well. The problem - to both individuals and the enterprise - is that it can be very...

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Watch out NetApp! Amazon is coming after the NAS storage market

Under one percent of Android devices affected by potentially harmful applications

Devices configured for the Russian or Chinese languages had higher rates of infection

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What happens with data from mobile health apps?

Health IT experts caution of lax cyber hygiene in the medical community, urge policymakers to address privacy issues.

New mobile-malware detection technique uses gestures

The technology checks if attempts to use certain phone functions are accompanied by natural gestures users are expected to make

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9 security gadgets for mobile devices

If you use your smartphone or tablet for work, you need to keep your data secure when you're on the go. We look at nine gadgets that try to keep your important data out of the hands of others.

Android flaw puts personal data at risk for millions

A flaw in Android could allow apps to be modified or replaced by malware, Palo Alto Networks said.

Mobile ‘sextortion’ schemes on rise, Trend Micro reports

Sextortion rings convince victims to record themselves performing sexual acts and threaten to distribute the recordings to all their contacts unless they pay up, according to a report by Trend Micro.

IBM: Mobile app security stinks

An IBM/Ponemon study released today found large companies, including many in the Fortune 500 aren’t properly securing mobile apps they build for customers nor their corporate and BYOD mobile devices.

Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

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BlackBerry teams with Samsung on locked-down, high-priced tablet

BlackBerry announced SecuTABLET, a pricey new tablet PC built with Samsung hardware and the Android OS that’s designed for public sector and government use.

BlackBerry teams with Samsung and IBM to offer governments a secure tablet

The SecuTablet is a modified Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 bundled with security management software and a hardware encryption module

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