Is Apple’s App Store security overrated?

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The prevalent wisdom in the enterprise world is that Android is a prime target of hackers and malware creators because Apple’s iOS mobile operating system and its online App Store are more secure than their counterparts from Google. Maybe it’s time to rethink the prevalent wisdom. A new report by mobile security vendor Appthority concludes: “The […]

Developers increasingly in hackers’ crosshairs

This weekend Apple acknowledged that its App Store endured a significant breach involving hundreds of apps, mostly those popular within Chinese markets, that were infected with malware known as XcodeGhost. XcodeGhost reportedly modifies the Xcode integrated developer environment so that it can infect the iOS apps created within those compromised developer environments. Security vendor Palo Alto […]

Mobile business apps go viral

Ever since the iPhone starting showing up in corner offices and cubicles nearly eight years ago, enterprise employees have used apps designed to help them do their jobs. But what started as a trickle and soon turned into a steady stream became a flood in 2014. According to data from appFigures, business apps led all […]