Mobile device users no longer need to feel left out of tech support scams because they are now being targeted by scammers, says security Jerome Segura in a blog.
Hackers can exploit vulnerabilities in mobile device SD cards that allow arbitrary code execution on the card itself, according to a Bunnie Studios blog.
Most of the mobile banking apps examined by IOActive Labs have security vulnerabilities, according to a blog by researcher Ariel Sanchez.
BlackBerry, the struggling mobility firm, is taking the offensive by setting up a security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area.
Intel plans to phase out the iconic McAfee brand in favor of the "Intel Security" brand for its security division, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced this week at the Consumer Electronic Show.
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Attackers will increasingly focus on hacking into vulnerable machine-to-machine devices and other objects included in the broad term "Internet of Things," predict security researchers consulted by eWeek.
Mobile app security continues to be the bane of CISOs' existence, and a recent study conducted by mobile app security firm Arxan will do nothing to ease their security woes.
Apple is vehemently denying a report that it worked with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create a backdoor in the iPhone or any of its other products.