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Millions Stolen from US and EU Banks Could’ve Been Prevented

Millions stolen from US and EU banks could’ve been prevent. According to a recent Ars Technica article, “Researchers from IBM Trusteer say they’ve uncovered a massive fraud operation that used a network of mobile device emulators to drain millions of dollars from online bank accounts in a matter of days. “The scale of the operation was unlike anything
Publish At:2020-12-22 11:15 | Read:213 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security MAPS zDefend zScan zShield

Mobile Security Predicted to be Fasted Growing Security Segment in 2021

According to Analysys Mason’s predictions for business connectivity, communications, IoT and security in 2021, mobile device security will be the fastest growing cyber-security category.  In its predictions, Analysys Mason – a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecom, media and technology – said, “COVID-19 has highlighted the
Publish At:2020-12-21 12:32 | Read:193 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysts App Security Mobile Security Analysys Mason zDefend

Threat Advisory: BlackRock Mobile Malware

What is it? BlackRock – an advanced Android malware derived from Xeres malware – evades detection and steals login credentials or credit card data from 337 different mobile banking, shopping, lifestyle, and video apps. BlackRock was disclosed in July 2020 by ThreatFabric. The Zimperium z9 engine had begun detecting early variants of BlackRock in
Publish At:2020-09-16 18:15 | Read:432 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Malware BlackRock malware mobile malware zDefend

Zimperium Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Mobile Threat Management

Global mobile device and app security company recognized as a leader for the third consecutive report Zimperium is positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Threat Management Security Software 2020 Vendor Assessment (doc #US46092220, SEPTEMBER 2020) for the third consecutive report. The IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in whi
Publish At:2020-09-03 14:13 | Read:662 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysts analyst IDC MarketScape MAPS mobile threat manageme

MAPS Helps Enterprises Avoid Mobile Application Security Pitfalls

Gartner’s recently published Avoid Mobile Application Security Pitfalls (July 27, 2020; Dionisio Zumerle) provides security and risk management leaders with must-follow mobile best practices to avoid data leakage from mobile devices and attacks to infrastructure. Zimperium – the global leader in mobile device and app security and provider of the Mobil
Publish At:2020-08-27 09:42 | Read:498 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysts Gartner MAPS mobile apps zDefend zScan zShield secu

TikTok… TikTok… It’s Time to Address the Privacy and Security Risks of All Mobile Apps

The U.S. is “looking at” banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Monday. This comes on the heels of TikTok and other “questionable” apps being taken down from Apple’s App Store and Google Play in India. The India Ministry of Information Technology said in a release that it has decided to block 59 a
Publish At:2020-07-08 10:45 | Read:655 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android iOS TikTok zDefend zScan zShield

Top Mobile Finance Apps Consistently Failing Security and Data Privacy Tests

iOS and Android apps fail coding best practices, are susceptible to reverse engineering, and share sensitive user data  Executive Summary Top banks and mobile payment providers are putting their customers at risk for security and privacy by failing to adhere to coding best practices and continuing to share sensitive customer data with advertisers. According
Publish At:2020-06-03 10:09 | Read:889 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security Android apps banking apps iOS zDefend zScan zSh

3 Reasons Security is Foundational for Mobile App Development

On any given day, I’ll read at least one article about an enterprise release of a new app. I’ll also see many more that I just don’t have time to read. I have noticed that certain themes recur across the articles–more on that in a moment. But I have also noticed one glaring absence. What I am not seeing is attention to mobile app security. From one pe
Publish At:2020-05-18 11:56 | Read:1084 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security advanced mobile threat defense apps cyber secur

3 Reasons Mobile App Security Should be a Top Priority

There is a reasonable chance you are reading this blog using an app on a mobile device. As of 2019, 53% of all internet traffic was from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets (and growing). And if you are reading this on a smartphone app, then it’s a near-certainty the device you are using is susceptible to threats right this moment. Our own intern
Publish At:2020-04-14 10:00 | Read:1406 | Comments:0 | Tags:App Security apps cyber security Enterprise Mobility and Sec

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