Mobile Security News, Articles and Updates
In a tweet sent out at after midnight on Wednesday night, Sony announced it was enabling two-factor authentication for its PlayStation Network.
Researchers across three universities have discovered seven classes of vulnerabilities in the sandboxing feature of Apple's iOS operating system.
Phishing scams and ransomware attacks may be grabbing the headlines, but for the financial sector lost or stolen mobile devices were the leading cause of data breaches over the last decade.
Researchers have found the first known Android mobile malware to use a Twitter account, rather than a traditional command-and-control server, to control infected devices.
Researchers discovered DroidJack attacks that delivered the remote access Trojan (RAT) through an "over the top" (OTT) carrier.
Looking to capitalize on mobile device owners' growing security fears, a new variant of the Android malware Marcher is infecting victims by fraudulently posing as a firmware security update.
Blackberry is pushing out a patch today that will make users of its PRIV and DTEK50 smartphone safe from QuadRooter, a vulnerability potentially impacting the 900 million devices in use powered by a Qualcomm processor.
Capitalizing on Olympics activity, a new version of Zeus Sphinx has been targeting banks in Brazil and Colombia.
Google launched a video-calling app, Duo, to go up against Apple's FaceTime, Facebook's Messenger, Skype and other apps for video conversations.
Researchers discovered a campaign that delivers a malicious banking Trojan to Android devices using Google AdSense advertisements.
Samsung has not provided details of the critical vulnerability, which appears to be exclusive to the S6 edge, prompting speculation that the flaw may be related to the QuadRooter vulnerabilities.
Apple quietly issued "an important security" update on Thursday to its operating system pushing out iOS 9.3.4.
As the FBI investigation into the hack of the Democratic National Committee broadens, it is being reported that the private email accounts of Hillary Clinton and more than 100 Democratic officials also have been breached.
Even after quelling the initial privacy issues that arose from the launch of Pokemon Go, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke has a spotted history
A group of four banks in Australia want customers to be able to use the banks' own mobile apps when conducting financial transactions with Apple Pay.
A researcher claims to have found vulnerabilities in Samsung Pay's tokenization mechanism and its magnetic secure transmission (MST) technology that could allow hackers to steal users' tokens and make fraudulent purchases.
A set of vulnerabilities, dubbed "Quadrooter," affecting Qualcomm chipset software drivers used in Android devices, were detected by Check Point security researchers.
Google rolls out an API that will allow Android apps to access login credentials, essentially eliminating the need for passwords.
Researchers discovered a RAT that targets Android phones in China and Japan and appears to select victims based on their devices' IMEI codes.
Version 48 of the Mozilla's web browser Firefox has just been released offering new features intended to improve the stability and security of the browsing experience.
App flaw, use of SMS alerts causes Telegram to lose 15 million Iranian users' data.
Chinese mobile device manufacturer Gionee launched a privacy-focused device that includes an encryption chip.
A battery status API, intended to allow site owners to serve low-power versions of sites and web apps, is being used to track users.
A number of phony apps, masquerading as the popular photo-editing app Prisma, have been removed from the Google Play Store, but not before 1.5 million users downloaded the Android version
The Social Security Administration has instituted new security measures, but the step may do little to thwart cyberthieves.
The upcoming contest could prove more problematic than ever for IT security professionals.
Security researcher David Coomber spotted a SSL certificate vulnerability in the Kaspersky Safe Browser iOS app.
ESET researchers discovered the malicious Pokemon GO Ultimate app and others on GooglePlay.
All clients of Barclays bank will now be able to verify their banking accounts using voice-recognition technology.
Motorola has, perhaps strangely, concluded that it will not be releasing monthly updates for its new Moto Z smartphone. A strange thing to announce, according to the wider industry
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