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Most mobile banking apps have security vulnerabilities, says IOActive Labs

Most of the mobile banking apps examined by IOActive Labs have security vulnerabilities, according to a blog by researcher Ariel Sanchez.

Spotlight: BlackBerry sets up security innovation center

BlackBerry, the struggling mobility firm, is taking the offensive by setting up a security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area.

McAfee is history, says Intel chief

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.

News Scan: Global tech market grows; Employee devices still your top security threat; more

Top news stories for Jan. 3, 2014.

News Scan: Mobile device makers to focus on security; UK firms investing in mobile apps; more

Check out the latest mobile IT news for Thursday, 1/2 including: the new buzz phrase for 2014, the U.K.'s plans for increased investment in mobile business apps, an increase of the mobile dynamic random-access memory market thanks to smartphones, a European mobile operators assocation recommendations involving SIMs for M2M devices and the ever elusive 5G wireless.

Attackers zero in on M2M device security holes

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.

Non-official mobile app stores are security sieves, says Arxan

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 denies working with NSA to create iPhone backdoor

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.

Spam, hackers fuel rise in messaging security gateway market, says Infonetics

Fueled by increasing spam and hacking activity, the messaging security gateway market is forecast by Infonetics Research to reach $70 million in 2013, a 70 percent year-over-year increase.

Global banking giant Santander hit with multiple complaints of security problems

Santander may be a less familiar name to U.S. banking customers, though the global giant (based in Spain) just completed its acquisition and rebranding of Sovereign Bank in the U.S. this October.