Organisational practices and end-user behaviour must both change fast, to deal with rising mobile-focused cyber- attacks, such as phishing, that are now more pervasive than malware.
David Cohen explores the cause and impact of jailbreaking and provokes some best practice to help the C-Suite get on top of the pervasive and risky behaviour.
Cyber-criminals have moved to a new level when attacking mobile devices replacing their simplistic attack methods with sophisticated and stealthier models
A pair of campaigns designed to spread ad fraud malware through supposedly innocuous Android applications generated between 8.5 million and 36.5 million downloads before Google removed the apps from its online store, Check Point Software Technologies has reported.
With hackers attempting to poach valuable data and steal the limelight, Gad Elkin asks how can businesses ensure that the show goes on?
Executives around the world are trying to improve cyber-security, however these same executives present the greatest risk to enterprise security.
Banking malware targeting mobile users requires little tech know-how to develop and operate, so it stands as an insistent battle for security professionals.
Facebook added another layer of protection for users of its WhatsApp encrypted mobile messaging service in late 2016
A Trend Micro researcher may have stumbled across a new alliance in place between petty criminals and their more sophisticated cyber cousins that could prove mutually beneficial.
An alarming number of applications are using a new privacy-busting technique called ultrasonic cross-device tracking.
Amit Ashbel looks at application security in this new age of smartphones and IoT devices and considers the difference between hybrid and native app development and the need to write code with security in mind.
Michael Marriott discusses how security leaders can address and mitigate the rising threat of fake mobile apps.
A new Microsoft Authenticator app feature sends device owners a notification when they sign in, rather than a one-time code to enter. Users simply tap an "Approve" button to access their accounts.
After alleged comments from Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel appeared in Variety, hackers in India, as yet unidentified, took the disparaging remarks personally and in an apparent act of revenge claimed to have posted personal details of 1.7 million Snapchat users online.
An update to car parking payment app "RingGo" has led to the exposure of the personal details of thousands of UK drivers.
Along with new features, Google's latest iteration of its mobile operating system for Android devices, Android O, blocks ransomware, at least malware using system-type windows
Moshe Elias argues that the problem with the IoT industry is that emphasis is made on functionality, which is natural, but none on security.
Paul Donovan explains why BYOD is the last thing that should be ignored in the wake of the EU GDPR and what's needed to deploy a BYOD policy while protecting your network.
The initial attacks began on 20 March when BrickBot 1.0 and 2.0 began pinging a Radware honeypot, Radware said in a security alert.
Poor security awareness and an uncontrollable demand for mobile apps are placing UK consumer identities and devices at risk.
Waqas Khan discusses the increasing threat of cyber-criminal attacks for UK citizens on internet-connected devices.
Eduard Meelhuysen explores the ways in which traditional MDM solutions potentially put employee privacy at risk with an experiment to investigate the extent of intrusion possible.
ESET researchers found 87 fake Minecraft mod apps that either redirected users to scam websites or were actually an aggressive ad-displaying downloader.
A spear-phishing scammer demanded a sex show from a private citizen after obtaining the victim's email credentials.
Henry Seddon discusses how outdated software on devices exposes them to vulnerabilities resulting in a high risk of exposure to security threats and data breaches.
UK consumers are concerned over the security of personal data and are therefore being cautious when using applications.
Two of the world's most popular messaging services have been found to contain vulnerabilities which allow attackers to completely take over user accounts, and access victims' personal and group conversations and more.
More than three dozen Android devices have been found to contain 21 different types of malware, including Loki, that came pre-installed on the phone read-only memory (ROM).
African banks and telcos are seeking partnership approaches to curb threats of mobile banking malware.