Mobile Security Trends

Despite the NSA's insatiable appetite for people's personal data, Americans trust the spy agency more than business.

January 31, 2014 10:24 AM EST
By David Blackwell [Creative Commons]

Can a smartphone manufacturer turn a profit by making security and privacy the linchpins of its product? I doubt it, but Blackphone believes it's possible.

 

January 22, 2014 11:56 AM EST

Google and Samsung have challenged university researchers who claimed to have found a major flaw in Knox, Samsung's Android security platform.

January 15, 2014 10:26 AM EST

Snapchat breach shows how mobile apps are a security gamble.

January 08, 2014 9:53 AM EST
By Thomas Pat Kowalski-Zuckerberg (Pouknouki) (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

HTC, which promised regulators this year it would improve mobile security, released a detailed infographic showing the carrier bottleneck in getting out Android updates.

December 31, 2013 4:48 PM EST

Study finds hacked versions of the most popular apps on Google Play and the App Store are also sold on third-party sites.

December 31, 2013 3:46 PM EST
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University researchers say Knox is so flawed that Samsung needs to 'rethink' security.

December 27, 2013 10:40 AM EST
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins University prove it's possible to hijack the iSight webcam and secretly record video.

December 20, 2013 3:21 PM EST
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Rather than pull App Ops, which was praised by privacy advocates, Google should work out the kinks and re-release it.

December 13, 2013 2:32 PM EST

iBeacon holds lots of promise, but security and reliability are some of the kinks that need to be worked out.

December 11, 2013 11:06 AM EST
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