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Verizon's 2013 Data Breach Investigative Report Lacks Mobile Data

June 25, 2014

Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigative Report is out, adding in the resources of 19 law enforcement organizations from around the globe. While the report is a treasure trove of information about who is likely to be committing data breaches, it lacks data specific to breaches involving mobile devices.

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The Evolution of Mobile Threats

June 24, 2014

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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Juniper Exec: 4G Devices Bringing Malware with Speed

June 24, 2014

A recent Network World article describes the new security vulnerabilities posed by the latest smartphone technologies -- specifically the new, high-speed 4G mobile networks. Because today's smartphones have processors, storage capacities and network connection speeds that nearly rival those of PCs, they are becoming increasingly subject to the same malware and security threats that have long afflicted the PC market.

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Windows Mobile Malware Targets Gamers

June 24, 2014

We've already posted about the growing threat of mobile malware as the mobile/smartphone market expands faster than security can keep up with it.

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iPad Security Breach Embarrasses Apple, AT&T

June 24, 2014

An recent report on Gawker details the discovery of a security breach that has exposed the email addresses of over 100,000 iPad owners--among them high-ranking government and military officials and media moguls--along with corresponding iPad ICC-ID data that could potentially leave the devices open to spam and malware. The ICC-ID is a device-specific identifier used to authenticate each iPad's SIM card on the AT&T network.

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