Category Archives: Mobile Security

Windows 8 brings a brand-new interface – and new threats

Microsoft is releasing its long-awaited Windows 8 operating system on Friday, Oct. 26, promising an entirely new look and feel tailored for a post-iPhone world. While end-users are eagerly awaiting the next-gen revamp of the platform, which looks to bear … Continue reading

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Mobile malware up 2,180% in 2012

The rise of mobile malware is becoming an industry meme, and no wonder: As mobility starts to permeate every aspect of consumer and business lives, malware vectors are increasing. Infosecurity – Latest News

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Veracode goes large with VAST app security testing for cloud, mobile

Application security testing company Veracode has launched the Vendor Application Security Testing (VAST) program to provide independent, automated and outsourced compliance testing for cloud, mobile and outsourced applications, to help enterprises reduce the security risks associated with the use of … Continue reading

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Parents just don’t understand mobile security

According to a survey commissioned by ESET UK, parents are simply unaware of the security threats to mobile phones: while 95% of adults protect their home PCs, only 29% believe that mobile phones are a target for cybercriminals. Infosecurity – … Continue reading

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Social engineering attacks increase for mobile users

The second quarter saw an increase in social engineering attacks that deceive mobile users into downloading and then enabling malware to run as root, according to AVG Technologies’ second quarter threat report. Infosecurity – Latest News

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