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Mobile users need to take security seriously after cyberattack, say experts – Science & Tech – The Jakarta Post

The recent unprecedented cyberattack which hit computers globally highlights the importance of cybersecurity, especially for the growing number of smartphone users, security experts said on Wednesday. Click here to view

Users have little confidence their company can protect their mobile device – CIO

A survey sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. found that 64 percent of respondents are doubtful that their organization can prevent a mobile cyberattack, leaving employees’ personal information vulnerable

Regulations that affect your mobile security policy

In order to protect your enterprise data while it’s in the hands of mobile workers, you must know the potential risks, and you need to be up to speed on

Cyber security: an ‘indigestion problem’ in healthcare industry – Livemint

In August 2011, Marc Andreessen famously wrote an essay in The Wall Street Journal, “Why Software is Eating the World”. It talked about the growing significance of software in business

Mobile Malware: What It Is and How to Stop It – eSecurity Planet

As users have increasingly moved from desktop operating systems to mobile devices as their primary form of computing, cyber attackers have taken notice and malware has followed. While the total

DHS Report Outlines Feds’ Mobile Security Threats

The US Department of Homeland Security sent Congress a study on mobile security threats facing federal government workers as well as recommendations for protection. Mobile devices used by federal government

Google Patches 17 Critical Vulnerabilities in Android May Security Update – eSecurity Planet

Google is pushing out its May patch update for Android devices this week, with the much maligned mediaserver component once again being patched for critical vulnerabilities. Click here to view

Mobile Hackers Intercept Bank 2FA to Drain Accounts – Infosecurity Magazine

A known flaw in the messaging system that underpins global mobile phone networks has been hacked by cyber-criminals to intercept two-factor banking passcodes. O2-Telefonica told the German Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper

After years of warnings, mobile network hackers exploit SS7 flaws to drain bank accounts • The Register

Experts have been warning for years about security blunders in the Signaling System 7 protocol – the magic glue used by cellphone networks to communicate with each other. These shortcomings

SophosLabs says you should avoid these two Android apps

Bad apps are just part of the mobile landscape and they’re not just limited to Android either. SophosLabs is raising the flag on two particular Android apps they say you