Mobile Threat News Articles


SecurityIntelligence | BY David Strom
Wednesday | June 21, 2017

More Mobile Apps Means More Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

When you travel outside your corporate network with your mobile device, you are much more vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. This is how attackers intercept data as it’s being passed from a mobile device to a server. Of course, this…

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Brian Maddox | BY Jack Maddox
Wednesday | June 21, 2017

Scam iOS apps illustrate the role of mobile threat defense

A few weeks ago, a story about scammy iOS apps got a bit of attention from Techmeme and Daring Fireball, titled: “How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App Store: It’s far easier than you think. No luck…

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HealthIT Security | BY ThinkStock
Monday | June 19, 2017

How Weak Mobile Health App Privacy, Security Affects Patients

Mobile users are increasingly utilizing their devices for healthcare needs, whether it is through fitness trackers or even for communicating with providers. However, inadequate mobile health app privacy or policies that are difficult to understand could lead to patient data…

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Computerworld | BY Lucas Mearian
Thursday | June 15, 2017

Rogue cell phone surveillance gives rise to mobile threat defense

Researchers have created a device using off-the-shelf components that can sniff out controversial cell phone surveillance devices, known as IMSI-catchers or StingRays, used by federal and state law enforcement as well as hackers. The International Mobile Subscriber Identity-catchers have not…

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