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Add next-gen authentication to apps with Authy

Recently acquired by Twilio, Authy makes it easy to send codes to users' mobile phones for that extra measure of log-in security


How a mobile app company found the XcodeGhost in the machine

Apple will face increasingly clever attempts to sneak malware into the App Store

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Android security update focuses on media files

Do you like audio and video on your Android device? They lie at the heart of recent vulnerabilities in Google's latest security update

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Apple wages battle to keep App Store malware-free

Growing number of suspicious mobile apps threatens to taint the App Store's years-long reputation as being high quality and malware free

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Many US enterprises still running XcodeGhost-infected Apple apps, FireEye says

A new version of XcodeGhost has also appeared that tries to defeat defenses built into iOS 9

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Revealed: The top 10 mobile apps that companies hate

MobileIron determined the top 10 consumer apps that are most often blocked or blacklisted at companies

Winner claimed in $1 million iOS 9 hacking contest

Bug bounty firm Zerodium will make the vulnerability information available to its customers

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How the mobile revolution really played out

Although smartphones and tablets are now everywhere, the manner in which they're used doesn't match all initial expectations

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Apple can't and won't give governments back door into new iPhones

The company told a federal judge that iPhones running iOS 8 or later are impossible to unlock

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Apple pulls iOS apps mining your iPhone for private data

The affected apps were using an advertising software kit that sneakily collected your email address and a list of all the apps you used

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Android security update LMY48T slow to reach devices

Google released an Android security update earlier this month, but practically no one has received it

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Road warriors are prime targets for hackers

Here are some steps companies and executives can take to enhance travel-related security

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Google adopts single sign-on for more desktop, mobile apps

Google Apps administrators now can use single sign-on for a wider set of Web and mobile apps

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Mobile management: What's new in iOS 9 and Android Marshmallow

The two main mobile operating systems have a few new tricks up their sleeves when it comes to security

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Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

Android Marshmallow and iOS 9 add new tricks to the MDM arsenal, especially for app management

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Security risks increase as cloud data centers change

Change is always risky. Fast change is even riskier, leaving less time for change management and checks on changed technologies

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New Android vulnerabilities put over a billion devices at risk of remote hacking

The flaws are located in Android's media processing components and can be exploited through maliciously crafted websites

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Online ads used for DDoS after pushing malware

Experts believe a recent large-scale distributed denial-of-service attack was launched through malicious ads displayed on mobile devices

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