01 Feb How it really happened : NINJIO Season 4, Episode 2, C’est La Vie, Chamonix
In NINJIO’s Season 4, Episode 2, the hackers have a plan, a way to bypass a large company’s MDM, or Mobile Device Management, software to gain access to their sensitive data. Using inside contacts, custom servers, and text message phishing, they can get everything that they want – as long as the mobile devices in question haven’t had their software and anti-virus kept up-to-date. Keeping your devices updated will include the newest patches and protections against a number of hacks, and is a powerful way to protect your data.
The official US Federal Trade Commission overview of the Marriott data breach notes in detail the information that was exposed.
The Marriott data breach began in 2014 all the way through September of 2018. Forbes discusses steps to take if your data might have been compromised.
There are many reasons to keep your mobile devices updated; as TechnoBezz notes, security is at the very top.
Tripwire goes over multiple ways to keep mobile devices secure, from encryption to antivirus and updates.
Mobile Device Management is one way to help keep devices secure, but Threatpost shows that there are ways to phish and engineer users into signing up with fake servers.