Google is launching a bug bounty program for its Android mobile platform.
U.K. banking tech firm Intelligent Environments is trying to convince banks to use emojis instead of PINs for customer account logins.
U.K. industry standards association GlobalPlatform has upgraded to its card specification v2.2 to protect the data exchange between a secure element and a trusted execution environment on a mobile device.
While Apple claimed that its iOS 8 operating system cured any iCloud security issues with two-factor authentication, a researcher recently found a bug that could enable an attacker to steal iCloud passwords from the latest version of the operating system, iOS 8.3, reported Ars Technica.
Mobile security is a growing concern for IT departments, particularly as more enterprises opt for BYOD environments. Yet, that same concern does not appear to be shared by the rank-and-file employees.
Whether operating in a BYOD or corporate-owned mobile device environment, companies face mobile security risks every day from existing and previously unknown threats. To help enterprises cope with mobile threats, Lookout launched on Tuesday a mobile threat protection platform for the enterprise.
To address enterprise BYOD concerns, network security firm Fortinet announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Wi-Fi networking provider Meru Networks for $44 million and launching its FortiGuard mobile security subscription service that includes mobile app control and mobile malware protection for iOS and Android devices.
Bad bots disguising themselves as mobile Web users are arriving in "droves," warned Distil Networks in its annual bad bots report.
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.
Millions of popular Android apps are vulnerable to an OpenSSL vulnerability known as FREAK, warned a researcher from security firm FireEye.