Mobile malware known as DeathRing is being pre-loaded on factory-shipped smartphones destined for the Asian and African markets, indicating that the mobile handset supply chain has been compromised.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning that Internet of Things devices could pose risks to individual privacy and data security, reports the Wall Street Journal.
In this issue, we offer a look into the IT security threats looming on the horizon for next year through an exclusive interview with Steve Durbin, global vice president of the not-for-profit Information Security Forum.
When one thinks of enterprise security threats, terms like hackers, malware and large-scale data breaches all come to mind. But other, less obvious threats could be lurking in your organization too, writes Larry Ponemon in a recent post.
To fight well-armed cybercriminals, IT security teams need to harness big data and machine learning, opines Stephen Dodson, chief technology officer at security firm Prelert.
Almost all IT and security pros are struggling with the security threats posed by BYOD, and two-thirds expect mobile security incidents to increase at their firm.
As enterprises increasingly deploy Internet of Things devices to improve efficiency while reducing costs, the security of all of these ends points will become a challenge for IT departments. Unfortunately, secure product development is "not the norm for connected things," warns ABI Research.
Many companies rely on outdated network security methods to secure their data against sophisticated malware, advanced persistent threats and blended threats, warns Frost & Sullivan.
The top news stories for Sept. 26, 2014.
While BYOD has increased the productivity of today's workers, it has also introduced a range of security threats, such as malware, direct attacks, data loss or theft and social engineering.