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Federal News Radio | BY Jason Miller
Monday | October 16, 2017

DoD CIO sets baseline for mobile app security

The acting DoD chief information officer, signed a memo Oct. 6 outlining a new process for securing mobile apps that sets a baseline standard, promotes reciprocity across the military and clarifies which apps need to go through this new approach.

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BBC | BY Jane Wakefield
Monday | October 16, 2017

Wi-fi security flaw ‘puts devices at risk of hacks’

The wi-fi connections of businesses and homes around the world are at risk, according to researchers who have revealed a major flaw dubbed Krack. The researchers added the attack method was “exceptionally devastating” for Android 6.0 or above and Linux.

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Mobile Business Insights | BY Jasmine Henry
Monday | October 16, 2017

SMS phishing: The mobile security risk you need to know about

Social engineering schemes targeted at executives and business decision-makers are big business for cybercriminals. The FBI reports CEO email scams cost US businesses over $360 million in 2016. However, the latest mobile security risk could land in your text message folder, not…

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Mashable | BY Stans Schroeder
Thursday | October 12, 2017

Equifax may have been hacked again

Equifax appears to have been hacked — again. The (probable) hack was noticed by security researcher Randy Abrams and first covered by Ars Technica. While visiting Equifax’s website, Abrams noticed that some pages redirect to a site offering a fake, malware-bearing Flash update.

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