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New KrebsOnSecurity Mobile-Friendly Site

Krebs on Security

Dear Readers, this has been long overdue, but at last I give you a more responsive, mobile-friendly version of KrebsOnSecurity. We tried to keep the visual changes to a minimum and focus on a simple theme that presents information in a straightforward, easy-to-read format.

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Mobile Phones in UK are vulnerable to Cyber Threats

CyberSecurity Insiders

More than half of the mobile phones being operated in United Kingdom are at a risk of exploitation from hackers, says a survey conducted by Privacy advocacy firm Which? The post Mobile Phones in UK are vulnerable to Cyber Threats appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

Research Shows Glaring Mobile App Security Issues

Security Boulevard

The increased reliance on mobile applications is starkly apparent; mobile app usage grew 40% year-over-year in the second quarter of 2020, according to App Annie. The post Research Shows Glaring Mobile App Security Issues appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Mobile Security Company Zimperium acquires WhiteCryption

CyberSecurity Insiders

Zimperium, a globally recognized mobile security firm has made it official that it is going to acquire application security company whiteCryption for an undisclosed amount. Thus, the Mobile Security pioneer will generate enterprise security apps that are resistant to attacks.

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Innovation, Agility and Securing the Mobile World in 2021

Lohrman on Security

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Mobile security threats: reality or myth?

Hot for Security

While some security experts might seem over-zealous shouting about the dangers, the vast majority of warnings about mobile security threats are indeed justified. Stalkerware is another big issue on mobile platforms. Mobile threats are in no way a myth.

As Mobile Fraud Rises, The Password Persists

The Security Ledger

A new study released by Incognia that measures user friction in mobile financial apps yields important results about the fate of the password. The post As Mobile Fraud Rises, The Password Persists appeared first on The Security Ledger with Paul F.

7 Mobile Security Tips to Help Safeguard Your Device and Personal Information

Hot for Security

Our mobile devices are not just a means to communicate with others. Mobile security is often overlooked by many technology users, who dismiss the reality of security risks brought by careless interactions with the digital world.

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Majority of Mobile App Vulnerabilities From Open Source Code

Security Boulevard

COVID-19 has impacted everything over the past year, and mobile app security is no exception. The post Majority of Mobile App Vulnerabilities From Open Source Code appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Security Vs. Convenience: Navigating the Mobile World

Security Boulevard

The post Security Vs. Convenience: Navigating the Mobile World appeared first on Security Boulevard. Application Security Cloud Security Cybersecurity Data Security Endpoint Mobile Security Security Boulevard (Original) EDR endpoint MDM mobile device

Collecting and Selling Mobile Phone Location Data

Schneier on Security

The Wall Street Journal has an article about a company called Anomaly Six LLC that has an SDK that's used by "more than 500 mobile applications." mobile phone movement data only to nongovernmental, private-sector clients. [.].

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Hackers accessed Mint Mobile subscribers’ data and ported some numbers

Security Affairs

Mint Mobile discloses a data breach, an unauthorized attacker gained access to subscribers’ account information and ported phone numbers. The post Hackers accessed Mint Mobile subscribers’ data and ported some numbers appeared first on Security Affairs.

Mobile Phone is The Modern Battlespace

Security Boulevard

In it I described how the mobile phone is the modern battlespace, using charts like rapid adoption of technology in the island … Continue reading Mobile Phone is The Modern Battlespace ?. The post Mobile Phone is The Modern Battlespace appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Mobile security is serious business

Security Boulevard

Verizon recently released its annual Mobile Security Index , an always-anticipated snapshot of experiences and attitudes among senior professionals responsible for their organization’s mobile security. The post Mobile security is serious business appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Mobile Security should be your top concern

Doctor Chaos

It was an innovative product because it brought mobile Internet into the pockets of millions of people. Blackberry devices were standard issued devices for mobile email connectivity. Windows mobile devices had a loyal following. mobile devices per capita.

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Mobile Security should be your top concern

Doctor Chaos

It was an innovative product because it brought mobile Internet into the pockets of millions of people. Blackberry devices were standard issued devices for mobile email connectivity. Windows mobile devices had a loyal following. mobile devices per capita.

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Apple iPhones to get protection against Pegasus Mobile Spyware

CyberSecurity Insiders

Israel-based NSO company has designed a specific software dubbed Pegasus to spy on targeted mobile devices. Such practices often induce a kind of distrustfulness into the minds of citizens using mobile phones and online services.

Alien Mobile Malware Evades Detection, Increases Targets

Security Boulevard

PhishLabs is monitoring the increasing number of mobile applications targeted by the relatively new Alien Mobile Banking Trojan. The post Alien Mobile Malware Evades Detection, Increases Targets appeared first on Security Boulevard.

AT&T, T-Mobile To Stop Selling Location Data

Adam Levin

AT&T and T-Mobile announced that in March 2019 they would stop selling user location data to third parties. The announcements came on the heels of a Motherboard article that reported on the ability to track individual cellular phones via “location aggregator” companies with access to mobile customer information. ” The post AT&T, T-Mobile To Stop Selling Location Data appeared first on Adam Levin.

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Cameras that Automatically Detect Mobile Phone Use

Schneier on Security

New South Wales is implementing a camera system that automatically detects when a driver is using a mobile phone. australia cameras cars phones

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The Future of PCI SSC Mobile Standards

PCI perspectives

The Council is currently working on the next evolution of its mobile security standards. Mobile SPoC Contactless

Now misconfigured mobile apps are leaking data

CyberSecurity Insiders

Yes, what you’ve read is right as it was reported by cyber threat intelligence firm Check Point after it analyzed the facts in a recently concluded study meant to learn how mobile apps were exposing the personal data of their users respectively. Mobile Misconfiguration Mobile Apps

Fraud Follows A Surge in Mobile Adoption

Security Boulevard

Mobile fraud attacks continue to be on an upward trajectory as mobile has become a prominent channel in launching fraud attacks. In the opening quarter of 2021, there was a 43% increase in mobile attack rate, rising to 32% from 19% in the last quarter of 2020.

Adding AI/ML to Mobile Security

Security Boulevard

But as more of the workforce relies on mobile devices for completing tasks, there is a. The post Adding AI/ML to Mobile Security appeared first on Security Boulevard.

ParkMobile Breach Exposes License Plate Data, Mobile Numbers of 21M Users

Krebs on Security

Someone is selling account information for 21 million customers of ParkMobile , a mobile parking app that’s popular in North America. The stolen data includes customer email addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, license plate numbers, hashed passwords and mailing addresses.

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Mobile Adware makes online banking services as Prime Targets

CyberSecurity Insiders

As per the document ‘Mobile Malware Evolution 2020’ document released by Kaspersky, the online banking services have become prime targets to those spreading Mobile Adware. The post Mobile Adware makes online banking services as Prime Targets appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

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Mint Mobile hit by a data breach after numbers ported, data accessed

Bleeping Computer

Mint Mobile has disclosed a data breach after an unauthorized person gained access to subscribers' account information and ported phone numbers to another carrier. [.]. Security Mobile

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Mobile Security quotient increased in iPhones

CyberSecurity Insiders

to help its mobile customers to safeguard their device from sophisticated cyber attacks. The post Mobile Security quotient increased in iPhones appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. Mobile Apple Security iPhone

Mobile Security worse during COVID-19 lockdown says Verizon

CyberSecurity Insiders

Mobile Security became worse during the lock-down initiated by COVID-19 across the world says Verizon. What’s interesting about this study is that half of the respondents who reported as stated above recognized that mobile devices acted as biggest IT security threat.

Zero Trust: The Mobile Dimension

Threatpost

Hank Schless, senior security solutions manager at Lookout, discusses how to secure remote working via mobile devices. Cloud Security InfoSec Insider Mobile Security

Location- and Device-agnostic Security for the Mobile Workforce

Security Boulevard

My first mobile phone was a Motorola Timeport, the first tri-band mobile phone that could work in Europe and North America. The post Location- and Device-agnostic Security for the Mobile Workforce appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Advanced mobile protection through the AlienApp for MobileIron

CyberSecurity Insiders

As data and assets are trending to mobile, it’s critical to be equipped with the right tools to gain insights on mobile devices and users on the endpoints and mitigate threats whenever needed.

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Enterprise-Grade Mobility takes another step forward with new mobile security offers

CyberSecurity Insiders

Companies and organizations of all sizes need mobile technology built for the rigors of business—it’s a must for businesses seeking to stay competitive.

A New Standard for Mobile App Security

Google Security

According to eMarketer , in 2020 users spent over three and a half hours per day using mobile apps. With so much time spent on mobile devices, ensuring the safety of mobile apps is more important than ever.

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T-Mobile Data Breach Hits 2 Million Customers

Adam Levin

Wireless company T-Mobile suffered a data breach affecting more than 2 million of its 77 million customers. T-Mobile’s cybersecurity team identified the breach on August 20th, and took steps to stop the “unauthorized data leak,” before alerting affected customers via text within days of the event. While T-Mobile initially claimed that passwords weren’t leaked, they’ve since revised that claim and suggested that customers change their passwords immediately.

8 mobile security threats you should take seriously

CSO Magazine

Mobile security is at the top of every company's worry list these days — and for good reason: Nearly all workers now routinely access corporate data from smartphones, a trend that's grown even more prominent thanks to the ongoing global pandemic.

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Mobile devices proved vulnerable during pandemic lockdowns

Tech Republic Security

According to Verizon, nearly half of businesses sacrificed mobile device security best practices to "get the job done

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Google puts more focus on mobile security in Android 12

CyberSecurity Insiders

Google seems to have taken mobile security and data privacy on a serious note, as it is clear in its latest preview of its Android 12 Operating System. The post Google puts more focus on mobile security in Android 12 appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders. Mobile Google Android 12

Toddler mobile banking malware surges across Europe

Zero Day

The Android malware is a new and persistent threat to European citizens and banks alike

What Is EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management)?

Heimadal Security

When thinking about employees using mobile devices to work while still at the office, attending meetings, traveling to be present at conferences, or even when working from home, some might get a bit worried. The post What Is EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management)?

When Your Used Car is a Little Too ‘Mobile’

Krebs on Security

Many modern vehicles let owners use the Internet or a mobile device to control the car’s locks, track location and performance data, and start the engine.

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Appknox adds ioXT Security Compliance Testing for IoT & Mobile Apps

Appknox

Appknox, a leading enterprise mobile application security solution provider has announced a partnership with ioX t , a global standard for IoT security and standardization of security, privacy, and compliance programs. Compliance IoT mobile security Compliance Testing ioXT ioXT Security