"As mobile devices grow in popularity, so do the incentives for attackers."…

“As mobile devices grow in popularity, so do the incentives for attackers.” Mobile threat report from security firm Lookout worth reading if you want to get a sense of the scale of threat out there. Read also Lookout’s latest report on SMS toll fraud apps: potential threat no matter what your mobile platform http://blog.mylookout.com/blog/2011/12/11/european-premium-sms-fraud/

(I have Lookout’s security app installed on all my mobile devices, but I have no relationship with the firm.)

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Mobile Threat Report
Lookout Logo. Features; Partners; Careers; About; Blog; Support. Sign Up Log In. Mobile Threat Report. Table of Contents; Highlights; Research Methodology; Why Mobile Security? Platform Comparison; Vu…

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Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

  1. Tom Raftery

    I'm always dubious about "new threats" identified by security firms tbh – mostly it's just them trying to scare up a headline for free publicity or an opp for them to put forward their new "solution"

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