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Mobile security holes exist in 85 percent of apps

Mobile security holes exist in 85 percent of apps

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A worldwide study has suggested that there are considerable privacy gaps present in most applications. Recently, a global study that was conducted on the type of mobile security that has been worked into apps in order to help to protect the privacy of the user, and it determined that the typical application is coming up short. The study was commissioned by the UK Information Commissioners Office (CIO). What the ICO study discovered was that … Read entire article »

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Mobile security improvements on their way to Apple following breaches

Mobile security improvements on their way to Apple following breaches

CEO Tim Cook has made this announcement but denied that protection was lacking in celebrity selfie theft cases. While Apple CEO Tim Cook has denied that there has been any problem with the company’s cloud, online, and mobile security, and that this was not what lead to the theft of personal photos from over one hundred female celebrity accounts, he has still vowed to improve the protection that the company provides. Cook has now provided some details … Read entire article »

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Mobile security threats underscored by celebrity photo hacking

Mobile security threats underscored by celebrity photo hacking

The issue of digital privacy vulnerabilities has been placed back in the spotlight with online and cloud storage. The celebrity photo hacking scandal has brought mobile security and digital privacy issues up into the headlines and into the minds of many people who had placed a great deal more faith in the protection available to them from the storage of their own personal data, files, and photos. Individuals and businesses, alike, are using cloud based storage systems … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce Security, Trends

Mobile security is weak among many wearable technology devices

Mobile security is weak among many wearable technology devices

A recent study has shown that many consumers are choosing affordability over privacy protection. As the size of the wearable technology market continues to grow, and consumers have a rapidly increasing number of devices from which to choose, many people are being swayed by low prices despite the fact that they continue to have concerns over mobile security in these gadgets. New research has revealed that 80 percent of consumers were concerned about privacy related to wearables. The … Read entire article »

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Mobile security guideline suggestions being accepted by NIST

Mobile security guideline suggestions being accepted by NIST

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is working to develop a third party app guide. A recent statement made by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has revealed that in the effort to develop a proper guide that takes mobile security into account in the testing of third party apps to ensure that they will not introduce additional vulnerabilities to a device, input is now being accepted. The government agency has already … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce security promoted by Wells Fargo accelerator program

Mobile commerce security promoted by Wells Fargo accelerator program

Zumingo has become the first member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator As mobile commerce becomes more popular, security is becoming a greater priority. Zumingo Corporation, a leading provider of security solutions, has announced that it has become the first member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator. The program was fashioned by Wells Fargo to support innovation in the technology sector and support solutions that could lead to better consumer protection and experience. When it comes … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments

Mobile security isn’t good enough for consumers in the US

Mobile security isn’t good enough for consumers in the US

The fears that shoppers have when it comes to using their devices is continuing to hold m-commerce back. According to the results of a recent study, a lack of trust in mobile security is continuing to hold back shopping over m-commerce, but it is also invading on the potential success of banking apps. The research showed that almost half of all consumers in the United States say they would never use mobile payments. Intercede, a digital identity firm … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments, Trends, United States

Smartphone kill switch bill in California faces the governor

Smartphone kill switch bill in California faces the governor

This legislation would require handset manufactures to include special anti-theft software on their devices. A bill that would require anti-theft technology in the form of a smartphone kill switch to be installed into devices that are going to be sold in California, is now before the state governor after it was passed by a final vote in the Senate. This mobile security bill was introduced by Senator Mark Leno, with the San Francisco District Attorney’s support. San Francisco … Read entire article »

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