Mobile Management

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

Zero-day flaw in Google Admin app allows malicious apps to read its files

Attackers could obtain credentials used to manage Google for Work accounts

Google has another try at patching Stagefright flaw

Google has sent the patch to its partners and will fix its Nexus line of devices


Use SAP's mobile platform? Patch now to avoid these 'high risk' vulnerabilities

The flaws could give attackers access to encrypted information

Mobile banking apps in developing nations have weak security

Attackers could already be using software vulnerabilities to steal money

BlackBerry denies its OS was to blame in Jeep Cherokee hack

The company claims the cause of the vulnerability lies in how the software stack was assembled by Chrysler

Attackers could take over Android devices by exploiting built-in remote support apps

Researchers discovered weaknesses in the remote support tools pre-installed on Android devices by manufacturers and carriers

Android device makers to release monthly security fixes

They're starting now with a fix for a major vulnerability called Stagefright

Maliciously crafted MKV video files can be used to crash Android phones

Researchers discovered a vulnerability in Android's mediaserver component that can be exploited by malicious apps and websites

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IDC cuts forecast for mobile management software sales

Sales of mobile management software will grow at a slower pace over the next few years but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest forecast.

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

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