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Cybersecurity startup launches mobile app to protect against phishing attacks

Israeli startup novoShield has released an iPhone app that protects users against malicious websites.

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In-app browser security risks, and what to do about them

Data security and privacy risks surrounding in-app browsers have been making headlines. These are the threats they pose and steps needed to minimize them.

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Top 5 security risks of Open RAN

Open RAN enables interoperability among hardware, software, and interfaces used in cellular networks but also changes their attack surface.

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The Secret Service’s missing text messages: Lessons for IT security

The drama in Washington shines a light on the challenges in securing mobile communications and the role that document destruction and retention policies play in organizational security.

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Mobile apps are a privacy nightmare. The Roe decision put them center stage.

Concerns about app data and location tracking put digital privacy rights in the cross hairs of abortion access debate

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Italian spyware firm is hacking into iOS and Android devices, Google says

RCS Lab spyware uses known exploits to install harmful payloads and steal private user data, according to a Google report.

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MITRE ATT&CK v11 adds ICS matrix, sub-techniques for mobile threats

The latest version of the MITRE ATT&CK Framework addresses two of the most pressing threat-actor targets: mobile devices and industrial control systems.

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ESET refreshes enterprise products, embraces XDR

Auto-update, brute-force protection, and Android web control are among new features in ESET Protect.

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Malware detections surge from "COVID Bounce"

A year after pandemic peak, malicious threats to businesses and consumers rose above pre-virus levels, especially for mobile devices.

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6 key points of the new CISA/NSA 5G cloud security guidance

The security guidance focuses on zero-trust concepts as the US agencies anticipate growth of 5G networks.

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Stealthy Trojan that roots Android devices makes its way on app stores

The criminals behind the Trojan have placed fully functional utilities that carry malicious code on the Google Play store in a way that evades detection.

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How to hack a phone: 7 common attack methods explained

Mobile security often beats PCs, but users can still be fooled and smartphones can still be hacked. Here’s what you need to watch for.

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FCC asks carriers to step up to stop SIM swapping, port-out fraud

The US federal agency puts pressure on telecom carriers to put better authentication, account protection safeguards in place.

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5 riskiest mobile apps

Unsanctioned applications on corporate mobile devices is a security headache. Here are the five types of apps CISOs never want to find on corporate mobile devices, with strategies for mitigating the risks they pose.

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Cybersecurity in 2021: Stopping the madness

The challenges are greater than ever. But security pros have learned a lot – and with luck, the right strategic defenses can help even the highest-value targets withstand severe attacks.

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Clubhouse app raises security, privacy concerns

It’s got $100 million, loads of personal data, questionable privacy practices, and no CSO: What enterprise security needs to know before employees join hot new social app Clubhouse.

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8 mobile security threats you should take seriously

Mobile malware? Other mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these eight issues.

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As digital banking grows in Southeast Asia, so do the security risks

Exposed APIs, insecure customer mobile devices, insider fraud, and other criminal activities all threaten online banking. But both regulations and technology can help.

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