Spyware compromises 150,000+ Symbian devices

A new variant of spyware “Spy.Felxispy” on Symbian devices causing privacy leakage has recently been captured by the National Computer Virus Emergency Response …

A Trojan-Clicker for Android spotted

A new Android Trojan – dubbed HongTouTou or ADRD – has been spotted targeting Chinese-speaking users. Repackaged with popular Android applications and games, it is …

70% of SMS spam is financial fraud

An analysis of SMS traffic conducted from March through December 2010 reveals that according to the reports of misuse submitted by AT&T, Bell Mobility, KT, Korean …

IBM secures mobile and instrumented devices

IBM announced new initiatives to extend security to the growing number of mobile and instrumented devices beyond an organization’s own four walls, such as smartphones, …

Mobile application security in the cloud

Rapid adoption of mobile devices and mobile apps as a critical part of an enterprise IT strategy has created a significant and unbounded security risk. Challenged to implement …

Malware increases by 46% in only one year

There is a steady growth of threats to mobile platforms, according to a new McAfee report. The number of pieces of new mobile malware in 2010 increased by 46 percent compared …

IT governance and mobile technology

The mobile world is undergoing explosive growth. Luckily, enterprises are beginning to realize the potential gains and losses this technology offers, enabling them to act …