Google formally announces Bouncer, a service that automatically checks to ensure that apps uploaded to the Android Market aren’t malicious.
Device Index security
Security firm Bit9 says a majority of smartphones are running out-of-date and insecure operating systems that present a threat to critical business data. It has created a list of 12 of the most vulnerable smartphones. Guess who dominates the list?
eWeek: More workers are using smartphones and tablets based on the open the source platform than ever before.
The security stalwart reports today that a fake Android security patch contains 'suspicious code.'
Google moves quickly to remove the offending mobile apps. What should users concerned about smartphone security watch out for?
Geek.com: Apple's simple gesture-based lock/unlock system fo iPhones and iPads would similar to the one found in Android-run mobile devices.
The Inquirer: Security experts break an iPhone's encryption protection in just six minutes to gain access to passwords.
Engadget: Android mobile devices join the iPhone in being able to monitor Dropcam security cameras from a dedicated application rather than just over the Web.
InformationWeek: RIM cant overcome technical challenges of complying with the Indian governments request to give security officials in access to user data.
Our review highlights key features of Symantec's new mobile security offering that allows mobile IT to configure and deploy security measures from a centralized administrators console.
The Register: BlackBerry-maker put lawful intercept mechanisms in place for the Indian government ahead of deadline.
PC Magazine: NZXT's Bunker fits in a 5.25-inch drive bay to secure as many as our thumbdrives.
The Register: Wants RIM to enable lawful intercept of BlackBerry messages and the ability to block pornography, all within two weeks.
Mobile Burn: RIM asks Indian agencies for 18-24 months to address corporate email security concerns.
Mobile devices in the workplace rank high as potential risks in the list of emerging security trends for the coming year.