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Millions Stolen from US and EU Banks Could’ve Been Prevented

Millions stolen from US and EU banks could’ve been prevented. According to a recent Ars Technica article, “Researchers from IBM Trusteer say they’ve uncovered a massive fraud operation that used a network of mobile device emulators to drain millions of dollars from online bank accounts in a matter of days. […]

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Mobile Security Predicted to be Fastest Growing Security Segment in 2021

According to Analysys Mason’s predictions for business connectivity, communications, IoT and security in 2021, mobile device security will be the fastest growing cyber-security category.  In its predictions, Analysys Mason – a global consulting and research firm specializing in telecom, media and technology – said, “COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of […]

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Top 3 Ways to Protect Microsoft Teams on BYO Mobile Devices

During a recent webinar on the Top Five Mobile Security Stories of a Crazy 2020, I listed my number one story around COVID-19 creating a situation unlike anything any of us have ever seen; yet one that will likely leave permanent changes in remote working and learning.  With the overnight […]

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Threat Advisory: BlackRock Mobile Malware

What is it? BlackRock – an advanced Android malware derived from Xeres malware – evades detection and steals login credentials or credit card data from 337 different mobile banking, shopping, lifestyle, and video apps. BlackRock was disclosed in July 2020 by ThreatFabric. The Zimperium z9 engine had begun detecting early […]

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2020 Mobile App Breaches, Failures, and Data Leaks

2020 has recorded more mobile app breaches, failures, and data leaks thus far than all of 2019. Take a look below and scroll through the dozens of stories to learn about the more prominent breaches. Now that mobile device usage is up and apps are competing for mind and wallet […]

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Mobile App Security vs. Web App Security | How They Differ

Mobile Apps Are Different Than Web Apps; Mobile and Web App Security Must Be Different Too From a security perspective, almost every company invests in technology to protect their organization’s network, resources, websites and data. Even given the fast-expanding attack surface that mobile, IoT and other technologies are driving, many […]

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Securing Our Mobile Banking App

I recently talked with Julian Hall, senior vice president of enterprise architecture and application development at Security Service Federal Credit Union, to discuss what steps he and his team took in securing his credit union’s digital channels. Julian has more than 30 years of software industry experience and has been […]

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