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  • The corporate spy on your phone

    Malware often provides a backdoor into a mobile device that an attacker can exploit. When a user brings his or her personal device into the workplace, that backdoor can then lead to the corporate network.

AWS avoids mass cloud reboot to fix Xen bug

Amazon Web Services significantly reduced the impact of a security bug after engineers found a way to patch most of its cloud servers without rebooting.

Spotlight: Proofpoint buys threat intelligence firm Emerging Threats for $40M

Proofpoint has acquired threat intelligence provider Emerging Threats for $40 million in cash and stock.

Attackers take advantage of theft victims to get iCloud login credentials

Attackers are launching phishing attacks against victims of iPhone and iPad theft to track victims into supplying iCloud log-in credentials, according to security firm Symantec.

Shhh! Maybe no one will notice that Android Lollipop devices don't have encryption by default

Despite proclaiming in the fall that its Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system would enable full disk encryption by default, Android smartphones are now shipping from manufacturers without encryption by default, reported Ars Technica.

Uber admits data breach after 5-month delay

It seems like Uber, the company that lets people order rides using a mobile app, is a magnet for controversy. In its most recent problem, Uber has delayed admitting to a data breach that has exposed personal information on 50,000 of its drivers.

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Box today announced its acquisition of Subspace, a company that developed a browser-based BYOD platform to secure corporate data. Aaron Levie, Box co-founder and CEO, focused in a blog post on what the acquisition could mean for Box's vertical industry clients, a priority for the newly public company.

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BlackBerry is merging the advanced technology of a "dual curved display" with old-fashion slider technology in a new touchscreen smartphone set to hit the market later this year.