The number of unique malware families found actively attacking business networks grew 61 percent from January 2016 to June, with 2,420 distinct threats detected last month, according to CheckPoint Software Technologies' June Threat Index.
CheckPoint this weekend disclosed two vulnerabilities specifically endemic to LG mobile devices, both of which if exploited could allow a hacker to remotely attack a device. LG has already issued fixes for both issues.
Researchers are warning companies that the use of MDM technology opens up a loophole in protections added to Apple's iOS 9 to help prevent employees from downloading malicious software posing as legit enterprise apps.
A pair of campaigns designed to spread ad fraud malware through supposedly innocuous Android applications generated between 8.5 million and 36.5 million downloads before Google removed the apps from its online store.
A newly discovered smishing campaign is faking texts from the Czech Republic's postal service, hoping to trick recipients into downloading a malicious app containing a trojan horse designed to steal credit card information.
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The developers of 210 mobile applications found on the Google Play Store were apparently tricked into building their programs using a malicious software developer kit that secretly implanted adware in their apps. The apps, many of which were packaged as driving or racing simulator games, were downloaded nearly 150 million times by Android device users,…