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Why Zero-Click Cyberthreats Should Be on Your Radar

For years, the statistics have told us that human error is the greatest contributor to cyberattacks. We’ve stressed the importance of training, training and more training to prevent the almost inevitable from happening. We’ve been convinced that the key to defending against cyberthreats is to keep the unsuspecting from clicking on phishing emails
Publish At:2020-07-02 15:59 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Endpoint Mobile Security Advanced Malwa

Chinese Companies Huawei and ZTE Declared National Security Threats by FCC

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday designated Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE as national security threats.In response to the announcement, China asked the U.S. to stop “oppressing Chinese companies,” accusing Washington of “abusing state power” and claiming that there was no evidence of wrongdoing.The FCC said th
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:75 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus &

China: US 'Oppressing Chinese Companies' in New Huawei Move

China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats.The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday blocked the Chinese vendors from receiving subsidies from a government fund, stepping up efforts to limit their access to the U.S.
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:79 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Re

Google Details Memory-Related Security Improvements in Android 11

Google this week shared details on how it is fighting memory bugs in Android 11, as well as on other security improvements that the upcoming platform version will deliver.Android 11, the 18th version of the mobile operating system, is set to arrive in the third quarter of the year, but has been available for developers since the beginning of 2020.One of the
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:147 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Mobile & Wireless

The Modern Workplace: Keeping Remote Workers Productive and Secure

Results from the March 30, 2020, Gartner CFO Survey indicate that 74% of businesses intend to shift some employees to permanent remote work following their initial experience responding to current global conditions. Regardless of recent world events, many workers already spend time on the job, while physically separated from the corporate campus. Sometimes t
Publish At:2020-06-30 13:48 | Read:97 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Mobile Security Risk Management BYOD Bring-Your-Own

TikTok Denies Sharing Indian User Data With Chinese Govt

TikTok denied Tuesday sharing Indian users' data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration of relations with Beijing two weeks after a deadly border clash."TikTok continues to comply with all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law and have not shared any information of our users in In
Publish At:2020-06-30 12:42 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Vir

After Deadly Clash, India Bans 59 Chinese Mobile Apps Over 'Security'

India on Monday banned 59 Chinese mobile apps, including the wildly popular TikTok and WeChat, over national security and privacy concerns two weeks after a deadly Himalayan border clash between the nuclear-armed neighbours.Relations between the world's two most populous nations have been strained following the deaths of 20 Indian troops in hand-to-hand figh
Publish At:2020-06-30 08:50 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk

Zimperium Discovers MobOk Malware Left Undetected by Mobile AV Industry for Months

zLabs researchers have uncovered a new variant of the MobOk campaign. The samples found evaded detection by AV vendors for months. Zimperium worked with Google to ensure removal from the Play Store.  The new variant samples: Hide themselves from mobile antivirus (AV) vendors; Subscribe to premium mobile services; Avoid image-based CAPTCHA; Avoid two-factor
Publish At:2020-06-26 17:58 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Malware Mobile Security Google Play Store malicious a

The Security Risks of Contactless Payment

Contactless payment first arrived in the 1990s and is now having its moment. Both companies and consumers are looking for ways to conduct business with as little physical interaction as possible during in-person transactions. We’ve been building to this moment, if you think about it. Organizations have been steadily increasing reliance on digital optio
Publish At:2020-06-26 09:25 | Read:171 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Data Protection Mobile Security

Apple Acquires Device Management Company Fleetsmith

Apple has acquired Fleetsmith, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in solutions designed to help organizations manage the Apple devices used by their employees.Fleetsmith’s enterprise device management solution automates setup, patching, intelligence and security for Macs, iPhones, iPads and Apple TV devices.“We’re thrilled to join Apple. Our shar
Publish At:2020-06-25 09:09 | Read:171 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Securit

Microsoft Releases Defender ATP for Android in Public Preview

Microsoft this week announced the public preview availability of the Android version of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) software and the general availability of the Linux variant.Microsoft introduced Defender ATP in Windows 10 in 2016, but has since expanded its reach to other Windows versions, as well as to macOS and Linux, and now mobile devi
Publish At:2020-06-25 01:26 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus

An Apple a Day: Treating BYOD Pains with Apple User Enrollment

Even with workers returning to the office—it might be a trickle or a flood depending on the organization—the shift towards remote work is moving from just a short-term necessity to a long-term reality. That shift has changed the face of business worldwide. This change makes it more important than ever for IT and Security teams to prioritize endpoint manageme
Publish At:2020-06-24 11:06 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Endpoint Mobile Security user enrollmen

Apple Announces New Privacy Features at WWDC 2020

Apple kicked off its 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday — a virtual event due to the current coronavirus pandemic — and announced several new privacy features coming to its products.The new iOS 14 will allow iPhone users to only share an approximate location with the apps they are using rather than giving them access to precise location da
Publish At:2020-06-23 06:58 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Application Secu

Ginp Malware Operations are on the Rise, Aiming to Expand in Turkey

The Ginp mobile banking malware, which emerged in late 2019, is one of the top most prevalent Android banking malware families today. It started as a simple short message server (SMS) stealer and rapidly evolved into one of the most advanced actors in the financial fraud landscape. Ginp has primarily targeted Spanish banks, but recent evidence suggests the m
Publish At:2020-06-18 12:15 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Application Security Banking & Financial Services Data Prote

Trump's 2020 Reelection App Exposed Secrets, Keys

An analysis of the “Official Trump 2020” application revealed that keys to various parts of the app were being exposed to attacks, Website Planet reports.The application, developed for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, is available for download on both Android and iOS devices.While investigating the app, Website Planet’s cybersecurity analysts No
Publish At:2020-06-18 03:25 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Application Security Vul

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