The Evolution of Mobile Threats

By JDavis | 6/30/10 1:09 PM

As mobile phones continue to evolve, they've become nearly as fast, powerful, and connected as personal computers. With this transformation has come drastically increased susceptibility to malware and viruses, as consumers use their internet-connected phones to download apps and access banking information.

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AT&T Wants Everything Online

By JDavis | 4/7/10 10:35 AM

Owing in no small part to their success as exclusive carriers of Apple's iPhone, telecom giant AT&T now holds the title as the largest provider of cellular data in the United States. Boasting no less than some 30 million 3G-enabled smartphones as well as service to a bevy of other devices such as eBook readers, NetBook computers and now the coveted iPad, AT&T has announced at the CTIA Wireless Conference that they are ready for more.

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Popular Portable Router Easily Hacked

By JDavis | 1/24/10 11:29 AM

The Novatel MiFi, a portable 3G to WiFi router/mobile hotspot that provides portable wireless internet access, is gaining popularity as a convenient, on-the-go internet solution. But a security researcher has found that the device -- also sold rebranded by wireless providers such as Verizon and Sprint -- has some serious security vulnerabilities.

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MOCANA CASE STUDY: Securing Radvisions Multiconferencing Unit

By JDavis | 10/26/09 7:26 AM

As videoconferencing becomes more widespread, even the most sensitive meetings are migrating online. Mocana customer Radvision knew it needed to do something to protect their government and commercial customers' most sensitive videoconferences from hackers, interception and eavesdropping.

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InformationWeek: 3G Security Coming Along, But...

By JDavis | 5/31/09 6:54 PM

The good news about 3G security is that today's mobile broadband networks have some enhanced security built in. Most of the latest 3G technologies, including WiMax, at least have options for robust encryption. AT&T and T-Mobile provide High Speed Packet Access with a 128-bit Kasumi encryption algorithm. CDMA2000, offered by Sprint and Verizon, offers 128-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption.

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