Mobile Security News, Articles and Updates
Persistence pays off as security researcher nets bug bounty for unearthing an access control bypass allowing attackers to reset passwords if they know the usernames.
The GM Bot mobile banking malware has been revamped to deploy on Android 6 devices effectively bypassing the security put in place on the operating system.
Most people have not realised the importance of protecting their mobile devices from malware attacks by cyber-criminals according to Europol's European Cybercrime Centre.
More and more workers today are bringing their personal devices such as laptops, mobile phones and tablets to the office to use for work. While this practice leads to greater productivity, it can pose a security risk.
The use of Stingray phone tracking technology is sweeping up a disproportionate number of low income and non-white citizens.
An independent research has found a second vulnerability in Samsung Pay that could allow attackers to intercept payment data.
Federal law enforcement officials last May served a California residence with a warrant requiring any occupants on premises to use their fingerprints or thumbprints to open up their phone for investigators, reported Forbes on Sunday.
"I ain't afraid of no Ghost Push?" Better think again if you're an Android user with a device operating on anything lower than version 6.
Researchers have spotted a clever trojan designed to take advantage of both a person's vanity and new security verification methods now being introduced.
Ministers have been banned from wearing Apple watches - and presumably any other sort of 'smart' watch or device - during Cabinet meetings in an overabundance of caution over hacking attacks.
New study found UK consumers use fewer mobile apps out of cybersecurity concerns.
Google this week made available patches addressing 78 vulnerabilities, including seven critical flaws, the most severe of which could enable kernel-level remote code execution, resulting in a total device takeover.
Researchers generated 'on-body' wireless data transmissions using commodity devices sensors such as fingerprint sensors or touchpads on mobile phones and laptops.
An unusual glitch is reportedly affecting Apple customers that recently purchased new iPhones private browsing flaw in iOS 10 isn't as bad as it seems.
MasterCard on Wednesday rolled out Identity Check Mobile, a new app that allows cardholders to pay for online purchases using biometrics to authenticate their identity.
The security firm Zerodium announced an increase in bounty prices for zero-day exploits with the top prize now being $1.5 million for and Apple iOS 10 remote jailbreak, a $1 million increase.
Nearly three-quarters of businesses have end-of-support devices operating in their networks, and the consequences could prove dire, a new study found.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation launched an investigation into hacked mobile phones of Democratic Party officials.
A man who allegedly hacked into the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, has been arrested.
A Russian mobile forensics company says the iPhone's most recent operating system has weaker password protection for manual iTunes backups than earlier operating systems.
The number of malicious apps leveraging top UK brands has grown by 130 percent year on year.
The security threat from the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown real because far too many of those sneaky IoT devices fly in under the radar. Corporate maintenance, facilities and operations departments are not accustomed to requesting IT's signoff on purchasing light bulbs or door locks. And yet, when those devices have their own independent - or dependent - communications capabilities, they are an easy backdoor for cyberthieves.
A federal district judge for the District of Columbia ruled on Friday that the court would begin publishing information about federal prosecutors' use of pen registers and trap and trace devices.
Using mass surveillance software without a warrant is almost as easy as installing Skype.
A few as 200,000 mobile bots would be enough to launch a successful DDoS attack against the U.S.' 911 infrastructure, significantly disrupting service nationwide, a new research paper from Ben-Gurion University reports.
The popularity of Pokémon Go is continuing to attract scammers looking to exploit users in search of a leg up in the game.
Google has released patches for 57 security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. Eight of the flaws were issued a "critical" rating.
Researchers at Trend Micro have detected a new rootkit family that is going after Linux systems.
The developers of the mobile banking trojan Gugi have introduced new modifications to sidestep two key security features of Android, reports Kaspersky Lab researcher Roman Unuchek via the Securelist blog.
An IBM researcher received a followup email from a person allegedly behind the creation of an Android malware app seeking redress to clarify some details.