Two-thirds of large enterprises believe that mobile devices are the weakest link in their security framework, according to a survey by Loudhouse Research on behalf of enterprise mobility firm BlackBerry.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service acquired by Facebook for $22 billion, has added end-to-end encryption for some mobile users, reports Threatpost.
The "Masque" attack could replace legitimate iOS apps with malware-laden apps, resulting in possible theft of passwords, emails and other sensitive data, warns security firm FireEye.
The top news stories for Nov. 10, 2014.
Mobile device security software market is forecast by Infonetics Research to increase at a 25 percent compound annual growth rate, topping $4 billion by 2018. This growth will be fueled increasing number of threats to mobile devices, particularly those running Android.
Mobile apps present a "huge attack surface" for hackers looking to steal corporate data, notes Chris Wysopal, co-founder and chief technology officer at a session at the Advanced Cyber Security Center's annual conference.
On Wednesday, I'll be heading to the annual conference of the Advanced Cyber Security Center being held in Boston. The theme of the conference is "Left of Boom: How and Where to Invest Across the Kill Chain." Check Thursday's ediction of FierceITSecurity for coverage.
CurrentC, the retailer-based mobile payment system competing with Apple Pay and Google Wallet, was hacked by unauthorized third parties this week, AppleInsider reports.
Enterprises will increasingly move toward risk-based security and away from the mirage of achieving a 100 percent secured environment through perimeter defense, judges Gartner.
A staggering 98 percent of all malware attacks between August 2013 and July 2014 targeted users of Android devices, according to the Mobile Cyber Threats report prepared by Kaspersky Lab and Interpol.