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Antivirus vendor AVG buys VPN service provider Privax for up to $60M

Reflecting the growing concern among companies about mobile security, antivirus software provider AVG has purchased Privax, a provider of virtual private network services for mobile devices and desktops, for up to $60 million.

Freaking out about Android apps vulnerable to FREAK attack

Millions of popular Android apps are vulnerable to an OpenSSL vulnerability known as FREAK, warned a researcher from security firm FireEye.

Dell launches TZ firewalls with deep packet inspection for SMB market

While large enterprises have been using firewalls to secure their networks for many years, small and medium-sized businesses have often not had the resources to invest in firewall technology. Dell SonicWALL is launching desktop-based TZ series firewalls, complete with deep packet inspection at broadband connection speeds, designed for the SMB market.

Mobile security is not about malware

As mobile devices and apps flood the enterprise, many IT teams are becoming obsessed with keeping mobile malware off of devices and networks. But this is the wrong focus, said Andrew Hoog, CEO and founder of mobile security firm NowSecure. It's not mobile malware, but mobile apps that leak sensitive data that should be the focus of enterprise IT teams.

Marble Security's AppHawk keeps an eye on insecure mobile apps

To address mobile security concerns in the BYOD era, Marble Security today released AppHawk, an enterprise mobile threat intelligence and defense service designed to secure a growing threat to enterprises--mobile app insecurity.

Verizon has access to mobile security data! Who knew, right?

Verizon just realized that it has a wireless unit to draw mobile security data from. Who knew, right?

Aruba study: Half of workers willing to disobey boss to get stuff done on mobile

Most mobile workers expect their IT departments to take care of security for their mobile devices, yet many do not follow IT policies regarding security best practices.

280,000 US customers' data stolen by overseas AT&T call center employees

Employees at overseas AT&T call centers stole the names and Social Security numbers of around 280,000 U.S. customers, according to the Federal Communications Commission, which fined the wireless carrier a record $25 million for lax data security practices.

Spotlight: Early Warning to acquire phone-based MFA firm Authentify

Early Warning, a provider of financial fraud prevention and risk management products, has agreed to acquire Authentify, a phone-based multi-factor authentication provider, for an undisclosed consideration.

Mobile security concerns behind Salesforce purchase of Toopher

Mobile security has become an increasing concern for enterprises and IT staffs.To address that concern, enterprise software giant Salesforce.com has acquired Toopher, a developer of a mobile two-factor authentication app for iOS and Android devices, for an undisclosed consideration.