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Thu, April 17, 2014 - A computer Trojan injects messages into Facebook to trick users into installing Android malware, researchers from ESET said
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Fifty billion devices will connect to the Internet in the next few years. It's up to vendors to make sure they do, in fact, connect to the Internet -- and provide reliable data, security and customer experience. Otherwise, analysts warn, the future may bring an Internet of Broken Things.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - Despite pressure from the Federal Trade Commission, Facebook is unlikely to leave WhatsApp's stricter privacy policies intact, once government regulators approve the $19 billion acquisition, privacy experts say.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - FireEye found malware that could change other icons, sending victims to phishing sites
Fri, April 11, 2014 - Android and IOS mobile applications are just as vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as websites are, security vendor Trend Micro warned in a blog post on Thursday.
Thu, April 10, 2014 - A small number of people could see warnings with the new system, Google said
Thu, April 10, 2014 - BlackBerry released a security update for its BlackBerry 10 OS to address a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected devices.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Software asset management and software license management aren't just for on-premises assets. Find out how they can help you ensure compliance with software policies and agreements across mobile devices as well.
Tue, April 08, 2014 - IBM has come up with a technology for reducing the risk of data being exposed in mobile push notifications to mobile devices by coming up with a way to encrypt that information so service providers and others can't actually see any data related to the user's mobile device.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - A survey finds almost all consumers want the ability to remotely kill a stolen cellphone.
Fri, March 28, 2014 - More so than Web-based applications, mobile apps tend to have security design flaws that attackers can exploit.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - A recent report from Cisco predicts that global mobile data traffic, which hit 1.5 exabytes per month in 2013, will be 10 times as high by the end of 2018. Smartphones will drive the bulk of this traffic growth, but the Internet of Things will also play a role.
Wed, March 26, 2014 - But the simple malware is likely to run a battery down, or worse, cause a phone to overheat
Tue, March 25, 2014 - The evidence keeps mounting that companies that put out mobile apps are not paying nearly enough attention to security. Even big companies with large and experienced IT staffs are guilty.