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DEFINITION: SMiShing is a security attack in which the user is tricked into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto his cellular phone or other mobile device. SMiShing is short for "SMS phishing." David Rayhawk, senior researcher at McAfee Avert Labs, explains how SMiShing works in a blog post entitled 'SMiShing - an emerging threat vector:'"Some cell phone users have started receiving SMS messages  … 
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Security for a Faster World: Issue 3
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Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

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IT, IG and Compliance: The New World Order for Data Management
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Enterprise Mobility University: Mobile Device Management and BYOD Classroom
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Decode MDM Solution Features: Must haves for security management
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MDM Solutions for Dummies: Product Integration
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Mobile Device Management IT Decision Center: Operating Systems
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Why Readiness Assessments are Vital for Mobile Security
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BYOD File Sharing – Go Private Cloud to Mitigate Data Risks
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Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

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Mobility Mayhem: Balancing BYOD with Enterprise Security
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Best Practices for Managing and Understanding Mobile Authentication
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Why now is the Time to Get Started with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
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Posted: 29 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

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Top 10 Features of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
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Protection for Every Enterprise: How BlackBerry 10 Security Works
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Strategy for Securing Mobile Content - 5 Key Guidelines
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Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

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How to add Mobile Devices to Enterprise PKI solutions
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Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

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A CIO’s 5 Point Plan for Managing Endpoint Security and Implementing MDM
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Posted: 25 Jun 2013 | Published: 25 Jun 2013

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FAQ Guide on Endpoint Management
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Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2013

CenterBeam

State of the Art on Managing Endpoints
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EBOOK: This expert resource will show how you can tackle endpoint management more methodically by coming to terms with BYOD, securing data effectively, and addressing enterprise mobility management. Read on to learn more today.
Posted: 21 Jun 2013 | Published: 21 Jun 2013

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HANDHELD DEVICE SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  along these lines: 'We're confirming you've signed up for our dating service. You will be charged $2/day unless you cancel your order: www.smishinglink.com.' (This is an example and was not a real url at the time of writing)This phenomena, which we at McAfee Avert Labs are dubbing "SMiShing" (phishing via SMS), is yet another indicator that cell phones and mobile devices are becoming increasingly used by perpetrators of malware, viruses and scams.While some might recognize this as a scam, many unsuspecting users would not. Fearful of incurring premium rates on their cell phone bill, they visit … 
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