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  • Carrier IQ security risks overblown?

    While we wait for the final judgment on the privacy implications of the <a href="">Carrier IQ fiasco</a>, security pros are asking what the potential security implications of the embattled mobile diagnostic software could be.

    George V. Hulme | 08 Dec | Read more

  • Mobile security threats are heating up

    According to industry analysts, mobile device shipments will exceed a billion devices in 2015 and will rapidly outrun PC shipments. That's great news for end user convenience, mobility, and work-anywhere productivity. But it also means that enterprises must brace for the fact that the <a href="">bad guys will target these devices</a> with attack exploits, spyware, and rogue applications.

    George V. Hulme | 06 Oct | Read more

  • DroidDream turns Androids into zombies

    The malicious code that led Google to remove more than 50 Trojan applications from the Android Marketplace appears to mainly be a "dropper" -- a program designed to load other code to further compromise the affected smartphone, according to a security firm's analysis.

    Robert Lemos | 09 Mar | Read more