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Report identifies 600 mobile apps for banking, investing and cryptocurrency and examines the risk of Trojans targeting them 

Zimperium – a mobile security platform purpose-built for enterprise environments – has published new research detailing the increasing risk financial institutions and consumers worldwide face due to Trojan horse malware targeting mobile applications.   This new report titled, Mobile Banking Heists: The Global Economic Threat, examines more than 600 financial apps – which account for more than 1 […]


Lookout data shows credential theft mobile attacks on the rise in US Government agencies

Recent data commissioned by Lookout supports the fact that mobile phishing attacks are on the rise. We explore the findings in further detail, particularly focusing on the impact this is having on federal, state and local governments in the US. Steve Banda, Senior Manager, Security Solutions at Lookout, offers his expert opinion and advice on what CISOs […]


Survey reveals shocking reality of how ill-prepared consumers are when securing their personal devices

As attacks to personal devices are ramping up and becoming even more sophisticated, Cisco security experts warn of the relaxed approach to cybersecurity in the home and on personal devices. Its recent survey revealed that 73% of Saudi Arabia respondents are worried about their connected devices being hacked or attacked. Cisco has revealed the results […]


Ericsson passes latest NESAS audit to remain compliant with global RAN security standards

The renewal audit of Ericsson’s 4G and 5G RAN products, solutions, development processes and practices took place in June 2022 and were once again found to be compliant with 3GPP/GSMA NESAS global security standards. Founded in 1995, the GSMA represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide and its NESAS (Network Security Assurance Scheme) was […]


£150,000 of electronic devices stolen from the BBC over past three years

The BBC, the national broadcaster of the United Kingdom, has reported over £150,000 worth of electronic devices stolen over the past three years, including microphones, laptops and other devices, according to official figures. The data, which was retrieved by the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) and analysed by the Parliament Street think tank, observed the […]


NowSecure announced as an App Defense Alliance authorised lab

NowSecure, a leading standards-based mobile app security and privacy software company, has announced that Google has selected NowSecure as an authorised lab to perform independent security reviews as part of the Google Play Data safety section. Google announced that Play developers must publish disclosures in their Play store listings about how their apps collect, share […]


Verizon Mobile Security Index: The shift to remote work sees major rise in cybercrime

The increase in remote working has resulted in an increase in vulnerability for companies protecting themselves from cyberattacks. The Verizon Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2022 reveals that there is a continued rise in major cyberattacks in the last year involving a mobile/IoT device, up 22% year-over-year, that resulted in data or system downtime. With 85% […]


Tough new rules confirmed to protect UK telecoms networks against cyberattacks

Tough new security rules broadband and mobile companies will have to follow to better protect UK networks from potential cyberattacks are due to be brought into force by the government. The new telecoms security regulations will be among the strongest in the world and will provide much tougher protections for the UK from cyberthreats which […]


Security, speed and convenience at the heart of TSB’s new customer onboarding journey

To meet rising demand for digital services, TSB has launched a cutting-edge, streamlined onboarding journey for new customers. With the help of biometric technology from Onfido providing a secure and seamless verification process, customers can now open accounts and access mobile banking in just 10 minutes. Paul Davis, Director of Fraud Prevention at TSB Bank, […]


Verizon Mobile Security Index: The shift to remote work sees major rise in cybercrime

The increase in remote working has resulted in an increase in vulnerability for companies protecting themselves from cyberattacks. The Verizon Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2022 reveals that there is a continued rise in major cyberattacks in the last year involving a mobile/IoT device, up 22% year-over-year, that resulted in data or system downtime. With 85% […]


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