Alternative operating system security
- September 29, 2017
Google's Project Zero released a proof-of-concept iOS exploit similar to the Broadpwn Wi-Fi flaw that could allow an attacker to run code or implant a backdoor.
- September 13, 2017
Apple announced the new iPhone X Face ID system, which replaces Touch ID in favor of facial recognition and may offer 20 times fewer false positives than fingerprint scanning.
- August 24, 2017
The Google Chrome Enterprise offering officially allows organizations to manage Google Play Store apps, extensions, Microsoft Active Directory and integrate VMware on Chromebooks.
- August 23, 2017
Google has historically had a problem with getting mobile device manufacturers to push out Android updates, which has left hundreds of millions in the Android ecosystem at risk. Google hopes that ...
- August 21, 2017
Experts and Apple say despite the leak of the iPhone Secure Enclave Processor encryption key that can be used to decrypt firmware code, user data and biometric information are still safe.
- August 17, 2017
IOS 11 will allow users to avoid authorities attempting to force smartphone access by temporarily disabling biometric unlocking of mobile devices.
- August 15, 2017
Researchers claim malicious actors could commit mobile data theft by using shared third-party libraries and abusing elevated privileges that the permissions granted.
- July 28, 2017
Application security expert Michael Cobb discusses the Samsung Knox platform and its ability to improve Android device security in the enterprise.
- July 14, 2017
Google will use machine learning and automated peer review scans to improve Android app privacy and limit app permissions overreach.
- July 11, 2017
Experts said the new Android Samba app from Google supported only unsafe SMBv1 despite susceptibility to WannaCry exploits and unclear demand from users.
- May 26, 2017
A widespread Samba vulnerability has raised the possibility of attacks similar to WannaCry hitting Linux and Unix systems, but mitigation options are available.
- May 11, 2017
Google implemented clickjacking attack mitigations in Android but left a potential avenue for malicious actors that won't be fixed until Android O is released.
- April 05, 2017
One of the more malicious iOS threats -- Pegasus malware -- has made its way to Android devices and it has some dangerous new tricks in its arsenal.
- March 30, 2017
After six months, Google's Project Zero Prize competition uncovered zero Android remote exploits: no bugs, no prizes, no entries.
- March 14, 2017
Security researchers found Android ransomware and malware pre-installed on popular devices, putting users at risk for information theft, tracking and more.