The majority of malicious bot traffic came from the United States last year and nearly half of malicious bot traffic within the U.S. hit sites between 6 pm and 9 pm EST, according to research from Distil Networks.
Mobile operators' deployment of high-speed 4G LTE networks has opened the door to security threats because of vulnerabilities inherent in the all IP architecture, warns Stephane Teral, principal analyst for mobile infrastructure and carrier economics at Infonetics Research
Fueled by enterprise mobility and the increasing BYOD trend, the mobile security market is forecast by Visiongain to be $4.5 billion this year.
A new Android bug could cause Android smartphones and tablets to get stuck in an "endless reboot loop," effectively turning the device into a brick, warn Trend Micro researchers
Expanding black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and spoils of cybercrime, such as stolen credit card numbers, are expanding, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND study sponsored by Juniper Networks
As enterprises increasingly adopt mobile and cloud technologies, they are opening themselves up to greater risks of fraud, theft and data breaches.
Shortly after Apple plugged 41 security holes with its iOS 7.1 update, researchers from Azimuth Security have found additional security weaknesses in iOS 7 that could enable an attacker to circumvent measures used by Apple to thwart against the operating system's kernel, according to a report by CSO.
The Android version of WhatsApp--the instant messaging firm being acquired by Facebook for $16 billion--has a security flaw that leaves chat histories open to theft and decryption by malicious apps installed on the same smartphone, warns an article in Ars Technica.
The "dark web" malware industry is behind the growing attacks on point-of-sale systems operated by leading retailers, including the high profile attack against Target, says McAfee Labs.
A majority of enterprises surveyed by Infonetics Research said that they are deploying mobile device security products in order to "effectively handle mobile application control and mixed personal and business use."