Tags mobile security

Trend Micro finds new mobile malware masquerading as a chat app

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

It looks like company found the malware before any victims were hit.

Google asks mobile security vendors to help keep hackers out of the Play Store

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

In announcing the partnership, Google acknowledged that the current processes for reporting malicious apps “aren’t designed to scale.”

Republican congressman warns of mobile threats following SCIF storming

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

“The fact is, [hackers have] been trying to hack my phone,” Rep. Mike Rogers told reporters after speaking at CyberTalks.

Samsung, Google acknowledge flaws in phone-unlocking biometric tools

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The episodes highlight how, just like any other technology, biometrics software needs to be rigorously tested for bugs.

Mobile security threats challenge CISOs to rethink device policies

by CyberScoop Staff • 7 months ago

With more employees connecting mobile devices to the enterprise network, CISOs are challenged to balance privacy demands with mobile security needs.

Risky mobile transactions have spiked this year as patch providers race to keep up

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

In the first half of 2019, nearly half of all transactions that a fraud detection firm flagged as "risky" occurred via mobile devices. Meanwhile, mobile security patches have spiked, too.

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