Category Archives: Mobile Security

99% of mobile malware targets Android

The fact that Android malware is an escalating issue comes as no surprise, but a recent analysis of its sheer ‘market share’ of the mobile malware universe is noteworthy. Infosecurity – Latest News

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Dell reaches agreement to acquire Credant Technologies

Dell has long been one of the dominant PC manufacturers; but with PCs in decline and a new mobile ecosphere evolving, Dell is extending its reach into the enterprise with the purchase of an end-point security specialist. Infosecurity – Latest … Continue reading

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After Zitmo comes Citmo – Carberp in the mobile

The Eurograbber campaign exposed earlier this month, netting €36 million for the criminals, was a Zeus-in-the-mobile (Zitmo) attack. Late last week, the AV companies started to warn about new Android trojans: Citmo, or Carberp-in-the-mobile. Infosecurity – Latest News

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Skills and security are the biggest barriers to successful business

The annual IBM Tech Report highlights four new technologies that are changing the face of IT: mobile technology, business analytics, cloud computing and social business – all of them suffering a severe skill shortage. Infosecurity – Latest News

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Faced with escalating mobile malware, NIST publishes mobile security guidelines

With the triple- and quadruple-digit increases in mobile malware (especially for Android) making security news seemingly every other day, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published draft guidelines to outline baseline security technologies for mobile devices. … Continue reading

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