Mobile Technology News

Enterprise mobile technology is becoming essential in today's increasingly connected world. A deep understanding mobile and wireless technology is crucial for unlocking its tremendous potential. Read the latest in mobile technology and wireless news below:

Companies still aren’t ready for the risks of a mobile workforce

Believe it or not, it’s been almost ten years since the iPhone’s introduction. While that wasn’t the first smartphone by any means, it marked a serious change in the IT landscape: Suddenly, mobile devices were everywhere, and company data was on them. 

Android apps put passwords at risk: Where developers came up short

An app security company has found that several big-name applications on the Android operating system are putting users’ passwords at risk. 

LastPass hacked, highlighting yet another password weakness

Password managers are seen as a savior for many companies. They allow users to make more complicated and unique passwords without having to remember them every single time they go to a website. 

Gone, but not forgotten: Wiping Android devices doesn’t always work

One of the best tools for making sure a lost or stolen phone doesn’t become a data breach nightmare is to wipe its memory. It also helps make sure that devices you’re done with don’t contain sensitive information. 

What your users really think about mobile security

There are plenty of surveys and studies that cover how IT feels about mobile threats. But what do your users think about all the corporate data they have on their mobile devices? 

Android: Maybe not as dangerous as we thought

There are certain statements in IT that just become almost accepted at face value over time: Internet Explorer is the worst. Apple devices don’t get viruses. Android devices are inherently dangerous.  

Most mobile users engage in risky behavior

Even those who think they’re privacy and security conscious when it comes to mobile devices might be sorely mistaken. 

Security advice: Shut up and watch TV

Hard to believe that this isn’t something out of a dystopian novel: Samsung is warning some its customers not to discuss anything private while watching television. 

Android malware waits … and waits … to trick users

Usually if a user downloads a malicious app, it’s pretty clear right away that something is seriously amiss. For that reason, attackers are getting smarter, according to recent findings. 

Google: Fixing vulnerable OS is too dangerous

See if you can follow the logic on this one: Google knows its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS is vulnerable, but it’s not going to fix it because it could wind up being too dangerous.