Smartphone and PDA Viruses and Threats-Setup and Tools News
December 28, 2016
A new Android Trojan, 'Switcher,' performs brute-force attacks on wireless routers' default passwords to target DNS server configurations and hack connected devices.
September 30, 2016
In part two of his interview with SearchSecurity, MobileIron's James Plouffe talks about his role as a technical consultant on 'Mr. Robot' and how the show achieves its authenticity.
September 29, 2016
A new report from MobileIron shows enterprises aren't taking mobile threats seriously enough. MobileIron's James Plouffe explains what that is and what's to be done about it.
March 21, 2016
Researchers have developed a Stagefright exploit, which could mean hundreds of millions of Android devices are at risk, despite mitigations and an available patch.
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The Android Trojan Triada has the ability to replace a device's system functions with its own. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to mitigate the effects of this serious threat. Continue Reading
A vulnerability in the AirDroid device manager app left users at risk of phone hijacking. Expert Michael Cobb explains how the exploit works, and what can be done to prevent it. Continue Reading
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A full account access OAuth token was mistakenly issued to the Pokémon GO mobile game by Google. Expert Michael Cobb explains the security risks and if this can happen with other apps. Continue Reading
Apple has started to offer bug bounties to researchers who find vulnerabilities in iOS. Expert Michael Cobb compares Apple's program to that of other companies. Continue Reading
Attackers can use the SandJacking attack to access sandboxed data on iOS devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to protect your enterprise from this attack. Continue Reading
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In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity talks with James Plouffe, lead solutions architect at MobileIron and a technical advisor for the television series 'Mr. Robot.' Continue Reading
Securing Android devices in the enterprise can seem like an uphill task. Applying these Android security policies might reduce the struggle security professionals face. Continue Reading
Flaws in the AFNetworking code library threaten iOS app security. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to prevent falling victim to the flaws. Continue Reading
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The Signal app, used for end-to-end encrypted mobile messaging, contained a bug that allowed data to be added to attachments. Expert Michael Cobb explains the flaw. Continue Reading
Spyware was found on infected Android apps, which were meant to convey embassy information and news, in the Google Play Store. Expert Michael Cobb explains how the spyware works. Continue Reading
The HummingBad malware has infected 10 million mobile devices worldwide. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this exploit enables click fraud and other risks for users. Continue Reading