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Android takes the lion's share of increasingly mobile malware attacks

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.

APTs fuel demand for managed security service providers

The rise in advanced persistent threats is fueling demand for managed security service providers, a market that Frost & Sullivan forecasts will reach $3.25 billion in 2018, up from $1.81 billion last year.

GM taps infotainment head to be cybersecurity chief for connected cars

Apparently, General Motors doesn't want a high-profile security breach to be added to the list of its current woes involving massive recalls because of defective products.

Kiwi firms failing to prioritize IT security for tech investments, says IDC

Enterprises in New Zealand are failing to prioritize IT security requirements, particularly for cloud, mobile, social and big data investments, according to a survey of New Zealand organizations by IDC.

More mobile security challenges looming with Internet of Things

Enterprises face myriad security challenges from mobile devices, and it's only going to get worse with the Internet of Things, a panel of vendors warned at CTIA's Super Mobility Week.

With 50B connected devices, the security challenges can seem insurmountable

With the proliferation of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and connections, some estimates putting the number as high as 50 billion devices by 2020, security pros are trying to come to grips with the security implications of all those endpoints.

Is Apple endangering privacy to cut costs?

As Apple prepares to launch two iPhone 6 versions and a rumored iWatch, some are questioning whether Cupertino's reputation for iron-clad security is deserved.

Spotlight: A billion users' privacy at risk from popular Android apps

Popular Android apps, such as Instagram, Grindr, and OkCupid, have failed basic security testing, putting close to 1 billion users' privacy at risk.

Apple to beef up security for mobile iCloud log-ins in iOS 8

In response to the recent celebrity photo hack, Apple is including two-factor authentication security for mobile iCloud logins in its iOS 8.0 operating system, scheduled for rollout later this month.

News Scan: Celebrity photo breach took 'months and many'; The IT certifications that will cost you the most; More

The top news stories for Sept. 4, 2014.