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Uptick in Ransomware, Mobile Banking Malware

Ransomware dominated the first half of 2019, while mobile banking malware threats grew by more than 50% from 2018 to 2019, according to Check Point’s Mid-Year Trends Report. “This year collaborations between

Mobile ID Schemes Take The Lead Over Digital Identity Cards

Emerging economies in Asia and Africa are some of the biggest markets, as countries leapfrog analogue identities to benefit from the efficiencies digital registration and management bring. Click here to

Big Banks Vulnerable to Web, Mobile Attacks

Nearly all of the largest 100 banks are vulnerable to web and mobile attacks, which give hackers access to sensitive data, according to ImmuniWeb. “We leveraged an enhanced methodology from our previous

How mobile use cases in financial services are affecting security

Financial services organizations are increasingly exposed to cyber threats, according to Wandera. The report “​Mobile Security in the Financial Services​,” includes analysis of six months of security data from 225 financial

Protect privacy and provide secure mobile access to corporate data

In this Help Net Security podcast, Mike Campin, VP of Engineering at Wandera, talks about how their solution solves a problem that every business is facing today, which is how to

Don’t be at Sea When it Comes to Protecting Against Mobile Phishing

In the early 90s, AOL flagged the first phishers who used algorithms. Fast forward 20 years and email and domain spoofing became fashionable. These were often poorly constructed with obvious

Cyber-Risks Hiding Inside Mobile App Stores

As the number of blacklisted apps on Google Play continues to drop, attackers find new ways to compromise smartphones. Mobile devices – pervasive in the workplace, heavily used, and often

High-Risk Vulnerabilities in iOS, Android Apps

The vast majority of mobile apps store data insecurely, according to Positive Technologies researchers who discovered high-risk security vulnerabilities in 38% of iOS apps and 43% of Android apps. “But

Data Privacy and Security: Why Mobile Apps are the New Weak Link

There was wide outrage when the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal broke, when it was discovered that a political data analytics firm was able to access data belonging to about 87

Organizations are Advancing their Efforts, Investing in OT Cybersecurity Programs

ICS cybersecurity threats remain high and present evolving challenges, a new SANS report reveals. However, since the last SANS OT/ICS report released in 2017, a growing majority of organizations have