Mobile Security

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Backdoor dubbed Pork Explosion lets attackers go hog wild on Android phones

A backdoor in Android firmware provided by manufacturer Foxconn allows attackers to root devices to which they have physical access, according to a security researcher and BBQ enthusiast who dubbed the vulnerability Pork Explosion.

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5 affordable MDM options for small businesses

Small and medium sized businesses have embraced BYOD faster than large corporations, but research suggests SMBs aren't taking security seriously. Here are five affordable and easy-to-deploy BYOD management solutions that will get your...

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7 enterprise mobile management features in Windows 10

Redstone 2 has been delayed until Spring 2017, but the most recent Microsoft operating system update, Redstone 1, also dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607, brings plenty of enterprise IT updates – including these seven EMM...

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Business transformation proves to be a catalyst for cybersecurity spending

Evolving risks and business technologies shift focus in security budgets

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BlackBerry (finally) says it's done making smartphones

This week BlackBerry announced it has produced its last smartphone, though the company plans to partner with other hardware makers and continue to sell BlackBerry-branded phones.

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10 ways to secure a mobile workforce

As much as you might want to implement all the latest best practices and lock down your company like Fort Knox, you need to align your policies to your company culture.

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How to 'Auto Unlock' your Mac with Apple Watch

A new feature in Apple's macOS Sierra lets you use your Apple Watch to easily unlock your Mac computer. However, the 'Auto Lock' feature won't work unless a set of security and authentication safeguards is also enabled.

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Emerging technologies are poking holes in security

Accelerated change challenges change management, security DevOps and emerging technologies that enable business innovation and opportunities demand fast, frequent change from the enterprise. The speed and regularity as well as the...

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20% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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How it works: Iris scanning improves smartphone security

Samsung and other vendors are beginning to incorporate iris scanning into their mobile devices. We examine how this security technology works, its advantages and its drawbacks.


What this expensive ‘secure’ phone tells us about mobile hacking

Mobile security is a bit of a misnomer. Few of us can say we’ve been attacked by a piece of malware or have quarantined an actual virus. Yet, there’s a sneaking suspicion that mobile security is a bigger concern.


Report: Smartphone infection rate doubled in first half of 2016

Smartphone infection rates nearly doubled during the first half of this year, from 0.25 percent to 0.49 percent compared to the second half of 2015, according to a report released today by Nokia.

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Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway

Skyhigh Networks, Inc., announced today that it has received a patent for using a hosted gateway to encrypt and decrypt data moving between users and cloud services such as Office 365, but some experts say that the technology new...

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5 products leading the enterprise mobile management pack

Companies are moving towards an enterprise mobile management strategy in order to keep up with the increasing demands and risks of a mobile workforce. Here are five companies that, according to Gartner, are leaders in the EMM market. ...

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How IT can limit the risk of popular messaging apps

CIOs have battled shadow IT for years, long before the advent of messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Here's how a set of IT pros makes the most of the latest challenge.


Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

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Google details security features in Android 7.0 'Nougat'

Google shared information on the best new security features in its next major mobile OS update, Android 7.0 'Nougat,' including a faster direct boot, streamlined software updates and enhanced integration with corporate directories.

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Snowden and Huang hope to help smartphones go dark

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and superstar hacker Andrew “bunnie” Huang are working on a device that will let journalists know if their phones are betraying them.

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