AT&T and T-Mobile have come together to help their customers fight against smartphone theft, by launching a new database that makes using a stolen handset nearly impossible.
Security researchers have found that popular Android apps downloaded by as many as 185 million are vulnerable to attackers to obtain bank account info thanks to poor implementation of SSL and TSL security, researchers have found.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and has issued a warning about increasing malware attacks on Android devices.
Federal investigators recently shut down three Android software online stores, alleging the sites were illegally distributing copyrighted software, and were loaded with malware.
An iOS security researcher has discovered a significant flaw in Apple's operating system, detailing a vulnerability that has apparently existed in the platform since the launch of the first iPhone in 2007 through to the latest beta release of iOS 6. UPDATED
Samsung just announced that the Galaxy S III will be the first Samsung Approved for Enterprise-branded (SAFE) smartphone released in the United States. This program is intended to deal with the concerns of IT managers that Android smartphones aren't secure enough.
Apple will be making a handful of changes in its upcoming mobile operating system, iOS 6, to protect the personal data of iPhone users from third-party apps. This will give users much more control of which applications can access their personal info.
They are slick, well designed and incredibly functional. Despite their present-day "wow factor", however, smartphones may have hit the ergonomics wall in terms of the balance between beauty and real world utility.
Users of Google's free Gmail service should be used to the idea that this company scans through their messages and serves them ads based on the content. Even this group might be concerned if they learned Google wants to do the same with their voice calls, however.
Do you want to keep personal photos and other content on your iPhone hidden away from any onlookers? Here's the lowdown on four "privacy apps" that could help.
The trend of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) to work, sometimes called the consumerization of IT, has gained a lot of traction in corporate America in recent years. But dealing with data loss is becoming a real problem.
Employees bringing their own devices to work (BYOD) can raise big security risks, according to newly released research. At this week's RSA Conference, though, vendors announced some new technologies that would improve mobile security.
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