Tag: Mobile Security

Hack-Proofing Devices: Researcher Develops Better Safeguards For RFID Technology

Despite the sense of security shared by RFID, the concern is high that any lapse will invite bad consequences. To address the lacuna, a Singapore-based management has offered new security enhancements in RFID application areas.

Security December 27, 2016

BlackBerry Becomes First OEM To Patch Android QuadRooter Vulnerabilities: BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50 Update Available Now

BlackBerry has proudly announced that it is the first company to have its Android devices safe from the QuadRooter security exploits. The OEM delivered fixes for its handsets, updating the BlackBerry Priv and DTEK50 to boost security.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 17, 2016

QuadRooter Android Vulnerability Puts 900 Million Phones At Risk: Run This Scanner Now

Check Point reported a Stagefright level security liability in Android devices running on Qualcomm chipsets. Fortunately, the security firm also offers solutions to a problem that could be plaguing 900 million mobile devices.

Apps/Software August 8, 2016

US Senate Rings BlackBerry Death Knell, Says Hello To Apple iPhone And Samsung Smartphones

The U.S. Senate will discontinue offering BlackBerry mobile phones to its staff. Apple or Samsung smartphones are expected to replace BlackBerry devices in the U.S. Senate.

Security July 5, 2016

Android Malware Masquerading As Chrome Update Can Harvest Bank Info, Call Logs, Browser History And More

Chrome for Android is under attack from an insidious malware, ZScaler points out. The infection leads to data theft that can range from browser history to credit card information, but users can get rid of it.

Security April 30, 2016

Apple Is Reportedly Working On An iPhone That Can’t Be Hacked

Apple is allegedly developing a new iPhone that cannot be hacked, as it will have stronger security. A new report says the company has been working on the device prior to the San Bernardino attacks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2016

Google Kicks Out 247 Play Store Apps Infected With Ad Fraud From Twitter Network

Google removed 247 apps from its Google Play Store after finding out that these were infected with ad fraud. The security liability worked through MoPub, the Twitter-owned mobile advertising platform.

Apps/Software February 9, 2016

Qualcomm Beefs Up Mobile Security With Snapdragon Smart Protect

Qualcomm has officially announced a powerful new security tool called Snapdragon Smart Protect, which will launch with the Snapdragon 820 chip in early 2016. Here's the deal.

Apps/Software September 1, 2015

Check Point Aiming To Make Headway In Mobile Security By Buying Lacoon

The acquisition is the latest move by the Internet security firm to bolster its mobile security solution for enterprise clients.

Deals April 4, 2015

3 Free Apps for Securing Smartphones, Mobile Devices

Malware and spam no longer lurk solely on desktops and laptops. The mobile security tools listed here have the features to help keep smartphones and tablets protected from threats.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 18, 2014

BlackBerry boasts new tech patent unit for innovative assets

BlackBerry has launched a new business unit to focus on patent protection and acquisition for the company's technological assets. Dr. Sandeep Chennakeshu has been named president of the new structure within BlackBerry.

Business August 18, 2014

Will security be BlackBerry's ticket back into the enterprise smartphone battle?

BlackBerry's acquisition of Secusmart, a German mobile voice and data encryption company, casts the spotlight on the company's plans. BlackBerry intends to burnish its already impressive security credentials to win back the hearts of corporate IT departments everywhere.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 31, 2014

BlackBerry battens down mobile security with Secusmart acquisition

BlackBerry, on the comeback trail, acquires a German firm specializing in mobile data security and encryption. With this deal, BlackBerry hopes to re-establish its security bona fides with the business community.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 29, 2014

Android plus Samsung Knox, not even close to BlackBerry: John Chen

Will Google’s Android L and Samsung Knox unseat BlackBerry’s security products and services as the most trusted source of government and military networks? It remains to be seen.

Apps/Software July 7, 2014

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