TITLE

Apple, Google Phones Pose Security Risks

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/14/2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the security risks posed by Apple and Google phones. Since 2004, viruses have been able to disable phones or swell phone bills through pricey messages or unwanted calls, leading to a new security technology market. According to Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure, if Google's open software platform Android becomes a fully open platform, risks are greater than with the current platform kings such as Symbian. Security specialists also pointed to potential risks arising from Apple's plans to open its software platform to third party developers
ACCESSION #
36876162

 

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