On Tuesday it was announced that the phonemaker would purchase the voice and data encryption firm.
Two researchers wrote about the Instagram app for iOS and Android is vulnerable to session hijacking because both send unsecured information through HTTP.
In a study, HP Fortify tested 10 popular Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including TVs, webcams and device control hubs.
Researchers with Bluebox, who uncovered the vulnerability, dubbed it "Fake ID" because it enables the identity of trusted applications to be copied.
Rishab Verma and his company agreed to settle charges filed by the FTC that Verma sent millions of spam text messages that deceitfully promised free merchandise.
Android/Simplocker ransomware now encrypts archive files, asks to be installed as a Device Administrator, and delivers an English-language ransom message.
Indictments unsealed in the Northern District of Georgia on Monday charge members of three separate Android app piracy groups.
Apple responded to a Chinese television broadcasters allegations that the company is storing users information through its location tracking services.
Emails and user credentials can be stolen in a man-in-the-middle attack because the Gmail iOS app does not perform certificate pinning.
After purchasing 20 "wiped" Android smartphones on eBay, AVAST researchers were able to restore photos and other personal information.
The HijackRAT for Android mobile devices is capable of numerous attacks, such as pilfering banking information and disabling anti-virus apps.
The serious buffer overflow vulnerability affects Android 4.3, or devices running Jelly Bean.
A recently released jailbreaking tool for iOS 7.1 could be used by attackers to compromise iPhones and iPads, mobile researchers found.
The discovery of "Selmite" comes two months after the appearance of "Samsapo," believed to be the first Android worm in the wild.
Privacy advocates say the Wednesday ruling will have a positive impact on forthcoming cases involving data security.
Researchers at Lookout found the malware, which masqueraded as a legitimate banking app for customers of an Israeli bank.
HackingTeam is an Italian seller of hacking software marketed to police and governments.
A blind man has been sentenced to two years in prison after a court found him guilty of hacking into the mobile accounts of prominent African politicians and business men and stealing airtime.
Nexus users will have to update their devices yet again, after a new OS version pushed out by Google addresses a serious security bug.
Android users with automatic updates enabled no longer need to review or accept permissions included in a permissions group already accepted for that app.
Future smartphones released by tech giants Microsoft and Google will include a "kill switch" feature that would allow users to disable the devices if they're lost or stolen.
At SC Congress Toronto, industry experts gave insight on security concerns introduced by the influx on internet-connected devices.
Working with researchers from FireEye, Google rebuffed a nasty malware app that would let hackers take bank passwords and other data from Android devices.
A security firm in Germany, G Data, analyzed the malware on the Star N9500 phone.
The mobile malware, ANDROIDOS_RUSMS.A, has primarily struck users in Taiwan.
An exploit being used by an application to 'root' Android devices could be repackaged by attackers to compromise cell phones.
The defendants were allegedly behind unauthorized charges to consumers cell phone bills.
Trend Micro detected over 375 spurious apps spreading mobile malware to soccer fans.
Over the weekend, a Swiss researcher took note of the coming feature.
Earlier versions of Svpeng impacted mobile users in Russia, stealing card details from customers of major banks.