Mobile Device Management (MDM)

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

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

HTTPS snooping flaw in third-party library affected 1,000 iOS apps with millions of users

The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks


Amazon offers network file storage in the cloud

Watch out NetApp! Amazon is coming after the NAS storage market

Under one percent of Android devices affected by potentially harmful applications

Devices configured for the Russian or Chinese languages had higher rates of infection

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Microsoft applies 'freemium' tactic to mobile device management for Office 365

Microsoft today made good on a promise from last fall, adding several basic mobile device management tools to all commercial Office 365 subscriptions.

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Microsoft adds MDM capabilities to Office 365

Leveraging Microsoft Intune and Azure Active Directory, Microsoft extends built-in mobile device management capabilities to Office 365 commercial plans at no additional cost.

New mobile-malware detection technique uses gestures

The technology checks if attempts to use certain phone functions are accompanied by natural gestures users are expected to make

Android flaw puts personal data at risk for millions

A flaw in Android could allow apps to be modified or replaced by malware, Palo Alto Networks said.

Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

BlackBerry teams with Samsung and IBM to offer governments a secure tablet

The SecuTablet is a modified Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 bundled with security management software and a hardware encryption module

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Mobile device management continues to broaden

Think 'enterprise mobility management,' which includes app and data security, among other things.

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Android for Work pushes Google further into enterprise

Google is courting enterprise customers like never before, but it has lacked a proper mobility framework for Android since the OS debuted. Now the company wants to change the game with Android for Work, but could its efforts prove to...

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Geofencing could add security layer for mobile devices

Geofencing technology -- tracking the location of a mobile device -- could offer an extra layer of security for enterprises trying to manage both company-owned and employee-owned devices. However, the technology can also raise worries...

Finnish companies join forces to build secure OS for smartphones and tablets

A new version of Jolla's Sailfish OS is getting locked down with the help of SSH

Android malware fakes phone shutdown to steal data

The malware works in the background after pretending to shut down a phone, AVG said.

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New Outlook for Android, iOS wipes the app, not the phone

Microsoft's new version of Outlook for Android and iOS adds a PIN lock and isolates email, leaving the rest of your phone intact.

VirusTotal tackles false positive malware detections plaguing antivirus and software vendors

VirusTotal is gathering file metadata from trusted software makers to integrate in its online scanning engine

Corporate IT: Beware the dating apps on your users' phones

Common vulnerabilities could be putting your company's data up for grabs

Dell's tech support will call before trouble strikes your PC, tablet

Dell will be able to track the health of your PC or tablet in real time with its new ProSupport Plus support package.

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