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Critical Kit: Ulo wireless security camera

“And now for something completely different” as Monty Python used to say. How about an “Interactive Home Monitoring Owl”?! Browsing YouTube’s recommendations recently, I stumbled across one of those Amazing Gadgets You Won’t Believe videos, and one of the featured products was the Ulo wireless security camera, by designer Vivien Muller. Most security cameras tend to look rather […]

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News: Bitdefender Mobile Security launches Snap Photo to stop snoopers and Smart Unlock

Mobile security has never been more important. Every week there seem to be new reports of vulnerabilities in our smartphone operating systems, and the issues of privacy and online security are a hot topic at the moment. So what can you do to stay safe on your mobile device? Aside from obvious things such as avoiding questionable websites, and ensuring that […]

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Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most popular device for getting online in the UK

Smartphones are ubiquitous and are one of the primary means for us to get online these days – more so than laptops and computers for any people. Earlier this month, a key moment in smartphone Internet use passed most of us by…as the title suggests, more people use smartphones than laptops for getting online in the UK […]

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Applications

It ges worse for Android: IBM uncovers Android banking vulnerability

The message for Android is increasingly bleak in the context of security. I really do wonder whether the average normob (“normal mobile user”) is beginning to form the view that ‘Android is insecure’. I don’t know if the message has penetrated widely enough and often enough in mainstream media yet. But I’m sure some damage […]

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Devices Services

Bromium’s Android remote code execution experiment: Pretty shocking

Have a read of this scenario from the labs at enterprise security specialist, Bromium: You walk into a coffee shop and take a seat. While waiting for your coffee, you take out your smartphone and start playing a game you downloaded the other day. Later, you go to work and check your email in the […]

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Applications

Building secure applications: A useful primer

I know quite a few developers looking at the issue of app security so when @DominicTravers tweeted me this excellent app security primer, I thought it was definitely worth a quick post. Dominic highlighted the deck presented by Scott Alexander-Brown at RSA 2014 last week. It’s titled: Assume a hostile environment: securing mobile data in the […]

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Opinion

NQ Mobile now has 172 million registered accounts!

172 million folk have opened accounts with consumer antivirus and security specialist, NQ Mobile. By way of context, this figure was 146 million back in December! They’re clearly doing very well indeed. Here’s the company’s first quarter 2012 operating metrics overview from their recent release: Cumulative registered user accounts were 172.0 million as of March 31, […]

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Opinion

It’s InfoSecurity Europe this week — we’re doing another podcast series there!

Ben and I are heading down to InfoSecurity Europe at Earl’s Court again this week. We’re producing another special edition podcast series for 361 Degrees, focusing on the topic of mobile security. This is quite possibly one of the biggest issues at the forefront of the development of mobile. Simply ask any Chief Security Officer […]

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Applications Services

NetQin’s got a new Co-CEO and a completely new brand: NQ Mobile

Congratulations to Omar Khan on joining NetQin. Omar was formerly the Chief Product and Technology Officer of Samsung Mobile so that’s a rather smart hire for the NetQin team that will give them even more clout. This news comes hot on the heels of their appointment of the mobile industry superstar, Geoff Casely as their […]

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Devices

Yet another reminder why Apple really isn’t enterprise ready

I have long maintained that in enterprises a lot of folk are willingly looking the other way from a security standpoint. Remember when you were able to access an iPhone by simply pressing a few buttons on the lock screen? Or rooting the device by simply visiting a website? Here’s another golden gem from Charles […]

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Brian Reed of BoxTone talks at BlackBerry World

This is Momchil here with a video of Brian Reed of BoxTone. Brian Reed, leader of the Product Team at BoxTone talks about the fast-growing market of Mobility Management. BoxTone offers full Mobile life cycle management, from secure device management to support management, operations management and pro-active monitoring. Over to Brian:

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Video: Control office security with Lenel Mobile Monitoring

Here’s Joshua Phillips, Director of Marketing for Lenel, talking about Lenel Mobile Monitoring for BlackBerry. Quite apart from the obvious security benefits, there’s something really cool about being able to lock/unlock doors in an office thousands of miles away, just by clicking a few buttons on your BlackBerry. Here’s the video: Download M4V Video | […]