malware

16 million mobile devices infected by malware in 2014 – report

A report by Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Security Labs (formerly Kindsight Security Labs) has estimated some 16 million mobile devices globally were infected by malware in 2014, with network attacks also on the rise putting both personal and business data at risk.

Nokia opens mobile broadband security centre in Berlin

Nokia has opened a mobile broadband security centre in Berlin, which the Finnish infrastructure specialist said is designed as a collaboration and knowledge sharing hub for operators, partners, governments and academic institutions.

Industry downplays Regin after Belgacom hack

News of an extremely advanced malware attack on Belgacom, members of the European Union and a well-known Belgian cryptographer, has been downplayed by stakeholders in the information security (infosec) industry.

Report: mobile malware infection rate accelerating

A report by Alcatel-Lucent’s Kindsight Security Labs shows that mobile infections are growing at an alarming rate, with an increase of 17% in the first half of 2014 compared to a 20% increase for the whole of 2013.

99% of mobile security threats target Android

A study published this week by F-Secure has found that 99 per cent of mobile security threats that emerged in the first quarter of the year are targeted towards the Android platform.

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