An Uruguayan student found a bug which could have allowed the leak of sensitive data.
Today our lives are inextricably tied to our mobile devices. We use them just like mini-computers, handling sensitive personal and work-related matters throughout the day. This trend is concerning because mobile devices were not designed with security in mind and are now arguably the biggest threat to both consumer and enterprise security.
A dangerous form of malware that records keystrokes and steals banking data is targeting Android users. Invisible Man, a relative of malicious software Svpeng, deceives smartphone owners by disguising itself as a fake Flash Player update.
As previously reported by Enterprise Mobility Exchange, security is the biggest concern in a BYOD scenario. In the report titled, “Industry Insight 2017: The State of Enterprise Mobility,” only 17 percent of IT executives have adopted a BYOD platform in their enterprise. Additionally, some organizations have used BYOD, then reverted back to COPE, despite its much higher cost.
The prominent hacking convention DefCon is planning to take on the challenge of trying to infiltrate voting machines this weekend, reports USAToday.
Although mobile is undeniably the new frontier as far as cyber threats are concerned. These concerns are directly proportional to the wider adoption of corporate mobility that is still continuing to grow. Although Gartner has identified four levels of protection. Some enterprise mobile app development companies has already started providing enterprise-grade threat against mobility security risks.
Google has pushed out an update for Android to fix a slew of cyber security holes, inducing a number of remote code execution vulnerabilities.
The July security patch notably plugs vulnerabilities that surface when files like images and videos are processed by the mobile operating system for display. and enable the execution of arbitrary code.