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3,000+ mobile apps leaking data from unsecured Firebase databases

Appthority published research on its discovery of a new HospitalGown threat variant that occurs when app developers fail to require authentication to Google Firebase databases. Appthority security researchers discovered the

Mobile App Security Risky Across Sectors

While mobile app security is an issue across all sectors, 50% of apps that come from media and entertainment businesses are putting users at risk. New research from BitSight found that a

Most businesses still struggling with mobile working and security

95 percent of surveyed organisations in the UK recognise problems with mobile and remote working, and worryingly, 18% suggest their mobile workers don’t care about security, according to Apricorn. All

Cryptomining apps are on the rise, malicious apps in app stores decline

RiskIQ analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources. The findings showed that taking advantage of the popularity and volatility of the cryptocurrency landscape is

Fraud data shows 680% spike in fraudulent mobile app transactions

The number of fraudulent transactions originating from a mobile app during the first quarter has increased by 200 per cent since 2015, according to RSA Security. Analysis from the team

Risky business: Are mobile employees compromising business info?

Americans logged 457.4 million trips for business in 2016, and there is no sign of business travel slowing down, with global business travel spend expected to rise 5.8 percent to

Security! The Top 5 Mobile Device Threats; Cryptomining Surges

Some obvious and not-so-obvious steps to take to stay secure on mobile devices.Security threats to mobile devices, which are an integral part of member lives and credit unions through digital

Android Trojan Spreads via DNS Hijacking

An Android Trojan masquerading as popular mobile applications is propagating via smartphones roaming between Wi-Fi networks, Kaspersky Lab warns. Over the span of two months, the Moscow-based security firm observed

Major uptick in mobile phishing URL click rate

In a study of Lookout users, more than half clicked mobile phishing URLs that bypassed existing security controls. Since 2011, Lookout has observed this mobile phishing URL click rate increase

83% Of Enterprises Are Complacent About Mobile Security

These and many other insights are from the recently published Verizon Mobile Security Index 2018 Report. The report is available here for download (22 pp., PDF, no opt-in). Verizon commissioned