mobile security

Best MDM solutions 2020
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mobile device management (MDM)

Best MDM solutions 2020

What are the best enterprise MDM tools available for securing your corporate devices?
21 May 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Has the biometric revolution stalled?
The IT Pro Podcast: Has the biometric revolution stalled?
biometrics

The IT Pro Podcast: Has the biometric revolution stalled?

Biometric authentication was supposed to change the world - but has it?
14 May 2021
Eight Brits arrested over SIM swapping attacks on US celebs
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hacking

Eight Brits arrested over SIM swapping attacks on US celebs

International effort between UK and US law enforcement agencies takes down network of English and Scottish cyber criminals
10 Feb 2021
Wormable Android malware is spreading through WhatsApp
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malware

Wormable Android malware is spreading through WhatsApp

The new strain poses as a Huawei app which users are tricked into downloading from a fake Google Play Store link
25 Jan 2021
Mobile fraud campaign nabs millions from US and EU banks
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hacking

Mobile fraud campaign nabs millions from US and EU banks

Hackers used emulators to access thousands of customer accounts repeatedly
17 Dec 2020
WAPDropper malware hooks you up to premium telecoms services
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Security

WAPDropper malware hooks you up to premium telecoms services

Hackers have incorporated machine learning into a strain that subscribes victims to legitimate services provided by telecoms firms
24 Nov 2020
Microsoft says skip SMS and voice multi-factor authentication
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mobile security

Microsoft says skip SMS and voice multi-factor authentication

Firm argues some forms of MFA are vulnerable to social engineering attacks
12 Nov 2020
Mobile browser flaw exposes users to spoofing attacks
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Security

Mobile browser flaw exposes users to spoofing attacks

Safari and Opera Touch browsers are among those which can be exploited to target victims with malware
21 Oct 2020
Microsoft warns of ‘continuously evolving’ Android ransomware
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Security

Microsoft warns of ‘continuously evolving’ Android ransomware

This sophisticated strain abuses the incoming call notification to block access to a device
9 Oct 2020
BlackBerry thwarts mobile phishing attacks with new AI tools
Security

BlackBerry thwarts mobile phishing attacks with new AI tools

The company's Protect Mobile platform alerts users to potential malware before a link is clicked
6 Oct 2020
Secure files on your smartphone with Google Safe Folder
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Secure files on your smartphone with Google Safe Folder

Automatically locks itself once you navigate from the app
5 Aug 2020
Facebook Messenger now features its own lock
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Facebook Messenger now features its own lock

Now you can lend your phone without worry about someone snooping through your Messenger app
22 Jul 2020
Android vs iOS: Which mobile OS is right for you?
Mobile

Android vs iOS: Which mobile OS is right for you?

We look at design, security, compatibility and more to see which OS best fits your business
17 Jul 2020
Apple is tracking iPhones stolen by looters
mobile security

Apple is tracking iPhones stolen by looters

Firm is using GPS technology to track and disable devices that were stolen from Apple Stores
3 Jun 2020
Parachute's Superlock feature keeps your phone recording in an emergency
mobile security

Parachute's Superlock feature keeps your phone recording in an emergency

Superlock prevents unauthorized users from stopping livestream recordings
2 Jun 2020
FBI and Justice Department accuse Apple of stalling terrorist probe
mobile security

FBI and Justice Department accuse Apple of stalling terrorist probe

US government found al Qaeda connections on terrorist’s iPhone without Apple’s help
19 May 2020
Google finally fixes Pixel 4 face unlock security
mobile security

Google finally fixes Pixel 4 face unlock security

Firm releases a patch five months after the flaw was discovered
8 Apr 2020
US seeks Huawei 5G talks with UK's 'influential' Dominic Cummings
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US seeks Huawei 5G talks with UK's 'influential' Dominic Cummings

US is reportedly looking for an agreement with the UK to work on 5G alternatives
18 Feb 2020
US officials claim Huawei embeds backdoors in its telecoms networks
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5G

US officials claim Huawei embeds backdoors in its telecoms networks

The Chinese firm has hit back, suggesting the US is "unwilling to consider the facts"
12 Feb 2020
Google purges 24 Android apps that abuse user data
mobile security

Google purges 24 Android apps that abuse user data

The apps also harboured malware and rogueware and were all linked to Chinese tech firm Shenzhen HAWK
7 Feb 2020
Does the US want the UK to ditch Huawei?
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mobile security

Does the US want the UK to ditch Huawei?

Raab and Pompeo set for a meeting in Washington where reports suggest the Chinese telecoms giant is up for discussion
8 Jan 2020
Twitter issues emergency security patch for Android
mobile security

Twitter issues emergency security patch for Android

Android users told to update app after discovery of serious vulnerability
23 Dec 2019
UK Police lost 2,600 devices over the last three years, FOI reveals
mobile security

UK Police lost 2,600 devices over the last three years, FOI reveals

The overwhelming majority of devices were lost from West Midlands Police
20 Dec 2019