September was another huge month for mobile security news. Headlines included new security features for Android devices and the launch of a $12,000 phone.
August saw many shifts in the mobile security landscape, including several new launches, threats and other snippets providing insight into upcoming trends.
Quadrooter, a set of four privilege escalation vulnerabilities, allows attackers to access user data by exploiting flawed Qualcomm chips.
It has been an eventful July for mobile security, with news regarding "Pokemon Go," smartwatches, IBM MaaS360's ISO 27001 certification and more.
The IBM X-Force AppSec Research Team has discovered a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in MIUI, the flavor of Android developed by Xiaomi.
A security researcher discovered that the Qualcomm-made chips at the center of Android encryption can be exploited in a sophisticated attack.
The mobile malware market is growing at an impressive rate, giving cybercriminals more options when it comes to infiltrating devices.
The Android malware known as GM Bot has been updated, and this newest version comes packed with exploits ready to deploy on mobile devices.
Android malware may become more widespread after one malicious buyer leaked the source code details of GM Bot on underground Web forums.
Cybercriminals could be leveraging remote tools such as OmniRAT to take over Android devices and steal data from unsuspecting victims.