Mobile malware News
October 06, 2015
Malicious actors have found new ways to attack non-jailbroken iOS devices, but experts say the YiSpecter iOS malware may not be as dangerous as it sounds.
September 23, 2015
The largest incident of iOS malware found in the Apple App Store has grown exponentially, as researchers find more than 4,000 apps infected. And the attackers may have been inspired by CIA techniques.
September 21, 2015
For the first time, a large amount of iOS malware has made it past Apple's App Store security controls, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users.
May 08, 2015
News roundup: Contradicting mobile malware statistics published this year prove the mobile malware debate is alive and well. Plus: SAP vulnerabilities; spam-sending Linux malware; criminal attacks leading healthcare threat.
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A proof-of-concept attack on Apple's Siri allowed researchers to steal data from iOS. Learn more about the iStegSiri attack and how to defend against such threats. Continue Reading
A sophisticated variant of the NotCompatible malware has emerged that is difficult to detect and defend against. Expert Nick Lewis offers tips for handling NotCompatible.C. Continue Reading
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Some endpoint security suites have reached a level where they create almost all the capabilities of an enterprise in microcosm. New emphasis has been placed on protections that don't depend on traditional static scanning, but how well are these various approaches (whitelisting, sandboxing and so on) working out? And could the cloud possibly be the best endpoint security solution in today's mobile age? This handbook looks at the current state of endpoint protection and offers tips on how to best ensure endpoint security in the future.
SearchSecurity contributors examine the question of how best to secure endpoints, and provide actionable advice. Karen Scarfone questions the all-too-common assumption that using the cloud undermines security, and also outlines specific ways in which cloud-based tools can be useful in improving endpoint security. In a separate chapter, Scarfone considers whether the best endpoint security is achieved by combining tools and methods -- that is, by using an endpoint security suite. Ed Tittel focuses on the threat to endpoint security from malware and how antimalware tools can beef up defenses, offering scenarios that show how antimalware products work to secure endpoints. Continue Reading
Dealing with mobile application malware is a fluid process. IT needs a policy for vetting apps and educating users about potential security risks. Continue Reading
Zeus malware is back with a new target -- mobile devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains how Zeus-in-the-mobile differs from traditional Zeus and how to defend against it. Continue Reading
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How can enterprises enable mobility while insulating corporate networks from mobile malware? Per-app VPN tunnels offer secure remote access when combined with other measures. Continue Reading
When it comes to mobile security threats, IT has more to deal with than just risky, malicious apps. Continue Reading
Protecting corporate data is a big job, but IT has a wide variety of tools at its disposal when it comes to data loss prevention. Continue Reading
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Motion and gestures are being used for mobile malware detection on smartphones. Learn how this method works and whether it is a worthy addition to an enterprise security strategy. Continue Reading
Malware authors are using power consumption tracking-malware to eavesdrop on and attack mobile devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains the threat and how to defend against it. Continue Reading
Google trails Apple in the enterprise mobility market. But despite fragmentation and security concerns, Android remains the only real competition to iOS. Continue Reading