Mobile Management

Mobile Device Management (MDM) news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals.

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Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file

Vulnerabilities in the Android multimedia framework allow attackers to remotely compromise devices with ease, a researcher said


Bogus news app used to deliver Hacking Team spy tool

Trend Micro found the app, along with exploit code and instructions, in the leaked data

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How to use threat intel to boost mobile security

Integrating threat intelligence feeds with mobile device management platforms can shore up BYOD security.

VPN users, beware: You may not be as safe as you think you are

Thanks to IPv6 leakage, your data could be out there for anyone to see

One third of enterprise iOS devices vulnerable to app, data hijacking attacks

Researchers from FireEye found five flaws that can be exploited by rogue apps installed through the iOS enterprise provisioning system.

FTC settles with developers of sneaky cryptocurrency mining app

The Prized app secretly mined virtual currencies on mobile phones

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BlackBerry touts enterprise software sales

Overall revenues for the first quarter were down significantly, however.

Dropbox for Business to get mobile management boost

Applications are on the way from partners including AirWatch and MobileIron.

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Mobile management on the rise, but many companies still at risk

There's a lot of confusion, disruption and even turbulence in the market for enterprise mobility management software, which is used to manage smartphones and tablets and the data and apps running on them.

Apple moves to six-digit passcode in iOS 9

The pool of possible six-digit combinations is 1 million, rather than 10,000 for four digits, Apple said

Fraud campaign installs rogue app on non-jailbroken iPhones

The attackers are likely abusing Apple's iOS Developer Enterprise Program, researchers said

Google levels up security at I/O with secure comms tool, better authentication

Project Vault secure MicroSD card, Project Abacus password replacement and other tech to improve users' security

Factory reset in Android phones leaves sensitive user data behind

Researchers recovered access credentials, emails, text messages and other sensitive information from wiped Android phones

Android stock browser vulnerable to URL spoofing

It's recommended that users install Chrome or another browser

First software update for Apple Watch includes security fixes

The update patches 13 vulnerabilities and updates the trusted root SSL certificates

Software detects fake mobile, Wi-Fi networks

CoroNet aims to address growing concerns around mobile phone spying

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Anti-virus shootout: 7 old-school vendors show off new tricks

Traditional anti-virus companies are changing with the times, delivering defense-in-depth for a BYOD world.

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Old-school anti-virus vendors learn new tricks

Testing reveals that traditional AV vendors have added defense-in-depth, BYOD protection.

Second HTTPS snooping flaw breaks security for thousands of iOS apps

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps

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