The Connected Business: Android and Social Networking Malware Thriving

By: June 6, 2013
Android Malware

Both Android and Facebook share common threads: they give their users control; they’re the most popular in their space; and they have difficulty containing their users while not removing value. Elements of these features are what have made these platforms… Read More

Mobile Security: Crunchy on the Outside, Soft on the Inside

By: May 7, 2013

When we hear of mobile malware (especially on Android) growing 163 percent or infecting 32.8 million devices in 2012, it’s easy to understand why having a security strategy and solution for employee-owned devices is essential. However, what can sometimes get… Read More

ACLU Calls for Investigation of Android Security Threat – Blames Carriers

By: April 24, 2013
Android Fragmentation

The ACLU recently wrote a 16-page complaint to the Federal Trade Commission accusing wireless carriers of purposefully preventing the push of patch updates to most Android devices, leaving them vulnerable to attack. Most of the known security flaws on Android… Read More

Is Android Malware Really on the Rise?

By: December 6, 2012
Android Malware on the Rise 2

Many companies, including McAfee and Juniper Networks, have issued reports this year about a significant increase in recorded malware since 2011 (3,325 percent for Android, according to Juniper). Others have cried foul about these claims, with perhaps the loudest critic… Read More

Pausing Google Play: The Security Challenge of Mobility

By: November 1, 2012
Android Pause

25 percent of Google Play apps pose security risks Bit9 has released a report summarizing our analysis of more than 400,000 Android apps available from Google Play. We chose Android because it is the most widely used smartphone OS in… Read More

1,000,001 Reasons for iPhone and iPad Users to Worry

By: September 4, 2012
Anonymous Apple

AntiSec, an extension of the Anonymous hacker collective that focuses on government entities, claims it has in its possession 12 million Apple iOS Unique Device IDs (UDID), and it released 1,000,001 of them publicly today to prove it. The action… Read More