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Attackers Target Starbucks, Create Grande-Sized Headaches

May 15, 2015
by Isaac Adamson

Starbucks recently acknowledged that its mobile payment app is causing some grande-sized headaches for users. As related in this report from CNN, consumer advocate and journalist Bob Sullivan was the first to report on the thefts, which involve hackers breaking into users’ the Starbucks accounts to access and drain linked...


NowSecure Announces Paolo Fragomeni as VP of Engineering

May 11, 2015
by Seth Geisler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Seth Geisler Lightspeed PR [email protected] +1.858.610.9860 NOWSECURE BOLSTERS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH ADDITION OF PAOLO FRAGOMENI AS VP OF ENGINEERING Fragomeni will help drive NowSecure’s goal to create a more secure mobile world Oak Park, Ill, May 11, 2015 – NowSecure, which offers a...


Mobile Security Highlights from RSAC 2015 in San Francisco

May 01, 2015
by Suzanne Martin

We’re still catching our breath from the whirlwind that was RSAC 2015, but here are a few highlights from San Francisco last week: We launched NowSecure Lab™, our mobile app assessment product, in both standard and premium cloud editions. The beta release enables automated static code security analysis of Android...


Security Starts with the App

April 23, 2015
by Suzanne Martin

At our RSAC 2015 Breaking Research presentation, held Wednesday April 22nd, NowSecure CEO and co-founder Andrew Hoog shared details of our study showing almost 50% of mobile apps have at least one high risk security flaw and 60% transmit data insecurely over the network. These so-called “leaky apps” are making...


Risky Apps Don't Stand A Chance: NowSecure Showcases Cloud-enabled NowSecure Lab™ At RSA Conference 2015

April 21, 2015
by Seth Geisler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Seth Geisler Lightspeed PR [email protected] +1.858.610.9860 Risky apps don’t stand a chance: NowSecure showcases cloud-enabled NowSecure Lab™ at RSA Conference 2015 NowSecure Lab Adds Cloud to On-premises Mobile App Assessment Capabilities - Developers and Security Managers Can Now Take Advantage of Completely Automated...


NowSecure Sheds Light on Mobile Security Risks with Real-Time Threat Intelligence

April 21, 2015
by Seth Geisler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Seth Geisler Lightspeed PR [email protected] +1.858.610.9860 NowSecure sheds light on mobile security risks with real-time threat intelligence NowSecure Analyzes over 100 Million Data Points Daily to Provide Compelling Insight into Global Mobile Security Risks San Francisco, April 21, 2015 – NowSecure, creator of...


Because Mobile Is Different

April 20, 2015
by Suzanne Martin

We’re excited that our CEO and co-founder Andrew Hoog will be presenting at this year’s RSA Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. With 1.2 billion smartphones and a corresponding 180 billion app downloads projected globally for 2015, mobile security is becoming increasingly essential to the economy. The rise...


The Nightmare Behind the Cross-Platform Apps Dream

April 13, 2015
by Suzanne Martin

Recently at Black Hat Asia 2015 in Singapore, NowSecure mobile researchers Marco Grassi and Sebastián Guerrero Selma gave a well-received presentation about cross platform frameworks and the unique security vulnerabilities they present. Due to the proliferation of mobile platforms in recent years, apps are increasingly created on cross-platform frameworks including...


How Secure Are Wearables?

March 30, 2015
by Suzanne Martin

Apple introduced their new line of watches last week, once more bringing wearables to tech headlines. Though we don’t yet know enough about the Apple Watch to assess its security profile or the specific risks the device might pose, it’s safe to say there will be some vulnerabilities. Additionally, given...


Demystifying Apple Pay and Touch ID

March 18, 2015
by Kevin Swartz

Paying with our mobile devices has become the order of the day, first with Google Wallet, then Softcard, and now Apple Pay – the last of which is touted as one of the main advantages of the newer Apple devices. But how much do we know about Apple Pay’s inner...