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.
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 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.
Enterprise security firm Check Point Software Technologies has agreed to buy mobile security firm Lacoon Mobile Security, Check Point announced Thursday.
Android's poor security reputation won't be helped by the recent revelation of vulnerability in the Android OS that could enable attackers to hijack the installation of the Android Package File app and gain control of the device.
Apple has plugged 17 security vulnerabilities in the Safari browser's WebKit engine, which renders Web pages in the browser.
Enterprises large and small are at risk from insecure mobile apps and mobile malware, particularly those that allow employees to bring their own devices to work. To give IT tools to combat these threat, IBM is bringing together technology from two of its recent acquisitions--Fiberlink and Trusteer.
Yahoo's new way to log in is far from secure. That is the warning of security researcher Graham Cluley.
Black Box, a robotic "PIN typing" device that uses a USB connection to inject screen taps virtually, can be used to brute force iPhone PINs, warned security researcher Paul Ducklin on the NakedSecurity blog
SecureSmart, the company that secures German Chanceller Angela Merkel's cell phone, showed off a new tablet offering at CeBit and said its offerings will soon come to the U.S.