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  • Factory reset in Android phones leaves sensitive user data behind

    It's common sense to reset an Android phone to its factory state before selling or disposing of it. But beware, researchers recently found that this often fails to properly wipe all sensitive user data from the device.

    Written by Lucian Constantin22 May 15 21:03
  • Android stock browser vulnerable to URL spoofing

    A vulnerability in Android's default Web browser lets attackers spoof the URL shown in the address bar, allowing for more credible phishing attacks.

    Written by Lucian Constantin21 May 15 02:01
  • Software detects fake mobile, Wi-Fi networks

    An Israeli company has developed a product it says can detect if a mobile device connects to a fake cellular base station or Wi-Fi access point, potentially protecting critical data from falling into the hands of hackers.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk13 May 15 02:04
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  • 5 Ways to Prevent Data Loss in Mobile Environments

    Confidential company data can make its way onto mobile devices, where it's no longer under the protection of your toughest network defenses. Does that make your data vulnerable? To find out, review some strategies for preventing data loss on mobile devices.

    Written by Kim Lindros and Ed Tittel20 March 14 13:15
  • Firesheep, Blacksheep, and protecting your Wi-Fi data

    Despite the convenience, free public Wi-Fi networks like those found in hotels, Starbucks, and McDonald's are also a serious risk when it comes to your data and personal information.

    Written by Tony Bradley11 Nov. 10 07:42
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  • With Android L, Google makes pitch for enterprise users

    Google will provide enterprise-focused security and management features to its entire Android showcase of mobile devices, including features reserved only for Samsung devices running Samsung security software called Knox, a Google executive announced during the Google I/O keynote address Wednesday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen26 June 14 06:59
  • The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards

    , the open source software management company, picks the top 10 open source projects launched in the past year, based on stats collected from the

    Written by Black Duck28 Jan. 14 14:08
  • Mobile attacks top the list of 2013 security threats

    For years, information security experts have predicted a spike in mobile malware. Will 2013 be the year of mobile attacks? And what other security threats are on the horizon?

    Written by Thor Olavsrud09 Jan. 13 14:25
  • When in China, don't leave your laptop alone

    If you travel to China or Russia, assume government or industry spooks will steal your data and install spyware. Here's how to thwart them

    Written by Bob Violino04 Dec. 12 11:11

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