Microsoft joins Google, PayPal, Lenovo and other tech giants as a member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, a non-profit group working to design better and more standardised methods of checking identity across the internet.
US President Barack Obama is stuck using a BlackBerry. He actually fought for the right to keep using it when he first got to office in 2009. Let's hope he still likes the gadget, because the powers that be obviously don't think Apple's security profile is president-worthy.
One month after BlackBerry didn't release it's much-awaited BBM app for Android, imposter apps can still be found in the Google Play Store.
Should it be so easy to get obviously-bogus imitations past Google's vetting process?
Episode #111 of the Sophos Security Chet Chat podcast is here.
Chet and Duck are back, wrangling the latest security stories into an entertaining and informative quarter-hour of useful news.
Do you really need to worry about things like privacy and security?
Here's the latest in our 60 Second Security video series, bringing you fast, incisive and entertaining evidence that says, "Yes, you do!"
Blackberry released the first two security advisories for its new Z10 smartphone yesterday. One of the patches was for Adobe Flash vulnerabilities from January. Flash? On a smartphone? In 2013?
The US Department of Defense has approved the use of Samsung phones running "Knox," a hardened version of Android.
An iPhone messaging app that claims to be "totally secure" is offering a £10,000 prize to anyone who can intercept a message from it.
Paul Ducklin wonders how you are supposed to win the prize if the app really is "totally secure"...
Malicious hackers could create a boobytrapped TIFF image file and either trick a BlackBerry smartphone user into visiting a webpage carrying the image, or embed the malicious image directly into an email or instant message...
..and plant malware on your enterprise server.
A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.
It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.
Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.
This isn't just about losing an expensive phone - there's also the threat of losing your data and money.
Learn how to better protect your phone.
Ahhh, losing phones - something i sadly do often. A recent survey has some interesting findings: it reported that men were more likely than women to lose devices, and that Londoners lost devices more often than people living elsewhere in the UK. Any of this surprise you?
Which is the better smartphone choice: iPhone, Android, Blackberry? Which is most secure? Check out what Naked Security readers thought, and take the chance to have your say.
Police in the UAE have given a surprising explanation for a dramatic fall in traffic accidents last week: drivers' BlackBerrys weren't working.
Was BlackBerry's service outage the real reason for better road safety - or were other factors at play?
Millions of BlackBerry owners around the world have been feeling the pain this week as messaging and email systems collapsed in a service outage.
Which is hardly the ideal time for a BlackBerry-related hoax to be spread.