Mobile OS News
January 09, 2018
Every company is now a software company, this much we know to be true. If we accept this new truism, then a camera company must be a software company… or at least it must be a digital camera ...
November 08, 2017
The latest security release from Google patched the Android KRACK vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi's WPA2 protocol, but update confusion leaves users unsure if they are safe.
July 11, 2017
Experts said the new Android Samba app from Google supported only unsafe SMBv1 despite susceptibility to WannaCry exploits and unclear demand from users.
June 12, 2017
IT experts are looking forward to the new productivity features of iOS 11 on the iPad and iPad Pro around multitasking, the Apple Pencil and user interface enhancements.
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Applications built decades ago weren't meant for today's mobile workflows. That's why mobile application development platforms are evolving to take into account the data users need from those legacy systems. Developers can create micro apps, which serve single purposes and pull in information from back-end databases. This month's cover story explores the tools behind micro apps and how applications have evolved from the complex beasts they once were.
But as organizations turn their attention to micro apps for mobile devices, they must also consider offering unified workspaces to users across different endpoints and OSes. One columnist discusses this trend, while another provides some tips for eliminating common mobile strategy roadblocks. Also in this issue, expert Gabe Knuth gives an overview of user experience monitoring for virtual desktops. And the Device Spotlight shines on Lenovo's ThinkPad X270.Continue Reading
Google is using machine learning and peer group analysis to protect against malicious Android apps in the Google Play Store. Matt Pascucci explains how this works. Continue Reading
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In this excerpt from chapter three of Mobile Data Loss, author Michael T. Raggo discusses mobile security countermeasures. Continue Reading
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Android for Work's sandboxing tools, which split work and personal profiles, can be bypassed with a proof-of-concept attack. Expert Michael Cobb explains how the attack works. Continue Reading
An Android backdoor was discovered in the Ragentek firmware used in almost three million low-cost devices. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to prevent attacks on affected devices. Continue Reading
New research on Android VPN apps revealed the extent of their privacy and security flaws. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how IT professionals can mitigate the risks. Continue Reading