After thorough research performed by our mobile threat prevention (MTP) partner, Check Point, a new and alarming type of malware campaign has been identified. Known as Gooligan, this malware is used to generate ad revenue on the Android platform. Check Point noted that as of the end of November, Gooligan had breached the security of more than one million Google accounts, with an additional 13,000 devices being impacted each day.
Last month, we shared insights into the leadership of AirWatch as evidenced by its increasing market share and top billing in the most recent Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant. In the meantime, the company continues to innovate to enhance the EMM customer experience and enable simple and enterprise secure digital workspaces for businesses of all sizes. If you haven’t had a chance to keep up on the most recent AirWatch updates, here is a quick summary for reference.
As the EMM sector evolves, AirWatch continues to expand its offerings and improve its services through acquisitions and collaborations. This month, VMware announced an expansion of its collaboration with Intel Security to include joint solutions for customers using the AirWatch EMM solution. The two companies have partnered on two initiatives to enable technology integrations that will help enterprises meet today’s complex mobile security challenges more effectively and efficiently. Below is a summary of the partnership from AirWatch’s blog January 5.