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2015 Mobile Security Survival Guide

Security risks and data breaches are growing while the form factors of computing devices shrink—because much enterprise data today is created and consumed on mobile devices. This clearly explains why mobile security persistently tops...


10 Top Security Stories of 2014

From data breaches and cyberthreats to uncertainty around mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things, these are the security stories that dominated 2014.


Major Chinese Smartphone Manufacturer Installed Backdoor on Up to 10 Million Devices

Coolpad, the world's sixth largest smartphone manufacturer, installed a back door that allows the company to install applications, send alerts, and monitor communications without user knowledge or approval

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Organized Criminals Targeting Individual iPhone, Android Users

A well organized criminal group is targeting both iOS and Android users with highly targeted man-in-the-middle attacks, according to a new threat advisory from Akamai Technologies

Travel Safely With Your Tech: How to Prevent Theft, Loss and Snooping on the Road

All your pricey electronics are juicy targets for hackers and sticky-fingered thieves. Here's how to reduce your risks while traveling.

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11 Predictions for Security in 2015

It’s tough to know what the security landscape will look like in six months, never mind a year. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth trying.

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How to Secure Apple and Android Mobile Devices Using 802.1X

Understanding all the 802.1X client settings can certainly help during deployment and support of an enterprise network.

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Mobile Device Makers Unleash FIDO

Vendors are lining up to implement the Fast Identity Online authentication spec in mobile devices.

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Blackphone Plans App Store Filled With Super Secure Apps That Respect Your Privacy

Blackphone is getting into the app business to expand its privacy-focused phone's functionality.

Android 'DeathRing' Malware Being Preloaded on Cheap Smartphones

Chinese supply chain under suspicion yet again

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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OK, BlackBerry, What Else Have You Got Besides Security?

The once-dominant mobile-email player’s latest pitch is irrelevant for today’s smartphone buyers. Can the company’s BYOD pitch save the day?

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How to Create Seamless Mobile Security for Employees

If your organization’s security procedures are disruptive and clunky, frustrated employees will figure out how to get around them. Here’s how three companies created a secure and seamless experience for end users.

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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5 Steps to More Mobile-Security-Savvy Employees

It takes more than policies and penalties to make your workers smart about mobile security. Here’s how to identify and correct problem behaviors in your organization that can leave your corporate data vulnerable.

Apple: Masque Hasnt Attacked Any iPhone, iPad Users Yet

Following a U.S. government warning about an iPhone and iPad security threat dubbed Masque Attack, Apple has issued a statement assuring customers that they're probably okay.

U.S. government issues alert about Apple iOS "Masque Attack" threat

Three days after security company FireEye warned of an iPhone/iPad threat dubbed "Masque Attack", the U.S. government has issued a warning of its own about the the risk to Apple iOS devices.

Vulnerability Leaves iPhones Open to Fake App Attack

Attackers can replace legitimate apps with fake ones that access and steal personal information

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