Malware on the Android is exploding, according to a new study, the Mobile Security Threat Report, unveiled by security firm Sophos last week at the Mobile World Congress.
40 percent of apps for Android pose security concerns as "either malicious, suspicious or unwanted," according to new research from the Webroot Research Team.
WatchDox has long tried to set it self apart from other online storage players, and is doing so again with a new, free mobile editor offering.
Shipments of smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system grew 69 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2013, making it the fastest growing smartphone platform, according to the latest stats from Canalys.
An Android vulnerability could enable an attacker to bypass a secure virtual private network connection and divert traffic from the Android device to a system controlled by the attacker, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University's Cyber Security Labs in Israel.
To help mobile app developers reduce their own pain levels, MobiManage outlines the principal causes of your headaches, and what you can do about them.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/28 including: HR departments' embrace of mobility in 2014, a slow but hopeful adoption of mobility in Africa, what Verizon and Vodafone shareholders have agreed to in the Verizon Wireless deal, Android's stake in the embedded device market and what the Dell'Oro group predicts for the future of the microwave transmission gear market.
If it lives up to the hype, near-field communication could be a boon to the financial services industry, which could benefit immensely from mobile payments adoption. Richard Char, the global head of digital networks and merchant services at Citi, told attendees at a recent conference that a coming shift in card technology will pave the way for NFC adoption.
At the Laserfiche Empower Conference last week, the company made a flurry of new announcements.
Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 1/17 including: Why UK CIOs are calling the BYOD phenomenon a "flash-in-the-pan," the third place ranking of Windows Phone in the smartphone ecosystem, why the Asian market is being blamed for the drop in SIM card shipments, American Eagle Outfitters' deal with mobile app company Shopkick and the risks attached to mobile printing as far as IT is concerned.