Of the $20 billion projected to be spent by advertisers on mobile advertising in 2015, $1 billion will effectively be lost due to in-app ad fraud, warns ad fraud detection and prevention company Forensiq.
G DATA security experts discovered 440,267 new Android malware strains in the first quarter of 2015, which means that a new mobile malware strain for Android was discovered every 18 seconds.
A vulnerability in the Swift keyboard, which comes pre-installed on Samsung mobile devices, can be exploited by remote attackers to secretly install malicious apps, access the device's camera and microphone and more, claims NowSecure security researcher Ryan Welton.
Companies spanning retailers, travel companies, media & entertainment, gambling firms and banks have far more mobile apps owned by them or referencing their brand than they are aware of, many of which come from a new breed of hacker intent on compromising their digital assets and putting their customers at risk.
Bitglass surveyed 500 IT and security practitioners and found that 62 percent have seen an increase in insider threats over the last 12 months.
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