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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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Wireless Handheld Devices Become Trusted Network Devices
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper that details a new solution that allows employees to use their handheld device as a trusted device on the corporate network.
Posted: 31 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Intel Corporation

Getting Mobile - Developing Your Mobility Plan
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: This webcast will cover how to work with business groups to gather requirements, identify needs and select the most valuable approach to a wireless application.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Aug 16, 2007, 13:00 EDT (17:00 GMT)

BlackBerry

Securely Mobilize Lotus Domino: E-mail, Instant Message and Custom Lotus Applications
sponsored by Sybase iAnywhere
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications that support the enterprise must be reliable, secure and available. Download today and discover how to work efficiently and effectively from your mobile device with real-time access to business critical Lotus Notes information.
Posted: 06 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Sybase iAnywhere

Top 5 IT Considerations for Secure Wireless Email
sponsored by Sybase iAnywhere
WHITE PAPER: The use of wireless email has exploded over the last several years and IT has struggled to keep up with the security challenges. Read this white paper to learn about the top five considerations for secure wireless email.
Posted: 06 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Sybase iAnywhere

Hedge Funds: Overcoming Obstacles to Wireless Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Making wireless solutions a priority for your business will greatly benefit the performance of your network and the critical data living on it. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 04 May 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlackBerry

Gone in a Flash
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
JOURNAL ARTICLE: From USB drives to MP3 players to DVDs, portable storage media are an end user's dream and a security manager's nightmare. We evaluated six device control tools that can help you rest easier.
Posted: 05 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Information Security Magazine

Preventing Data Leaks on USB Ports
sponsored by Pointsec Mobile Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how to effectively prevent data leakage and protect vital company information stored on your USB devices. You will also learn how to ease your company's data movement and secure important information with USB storage techniques.
Posted: 31 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Pointsec Mobile Technologies

10 Steps to Mobile Security
sponsored by Sybase iAnywhere
WHITE PAPER: Security is the top priority on everyone's minds, especially with the growth of mobile devices on the rise. This paper details the 10 critical steps to ensure a successful mobile security strategy.
Posted: 02 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Sybase iAnywhere

Barclays Bank Deploys SecureWave Sanctuary® Device Control to Remove USB Security Risk
sponsored by SecureWave
CASE STUDY: This article examines how after reviewing a number of solutions, Barclays Bank chose SecureWave's Sanctuary® Device Control which enabled complete lock down of USB ports and prevented all unauthorized connection of USB devices to the network.
Posted: 20 Nov 2006 | Published: 20 Nov 2006

SecureWave

Pod Slurping - An Easy Technique for Stealing Data
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we explore how the uncontrolled use of portable storage devices such as iPods, USB sticks, flash drives and PDAs, coupled with data theft techniques such as 'pod slurping', can lead to major security breaches.
Posted: 18 Sep 2006 | Published: 18 Sep 2006

GFI Software

Security for BlackBerry Devices with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document provides information about the Bluetooth® wireless technology and its uses with BlackBerry Device Software and the potential vulnerabilities in Bluetooth wireless technology.
Posted: 11 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

BlackBerry

BlackBerry Wireless Enterprise Activation
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document describes how administrators can enable wireless enterprise activation for users on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server™, and how users can initiate wireless enterprise activation from their handhelds.
Posted: 11 Aug 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2004

BlackBerry

Compliance and Mobile Computing
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: The regulations listed above were designed to protect customers and the companies that serve them, furthermore, compliance is required for doing business in today's litigious environment.
Posted: 18 Dec 2005 | Published: 01 Dec 2005

Intermec
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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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