Smartphone security threats jump in 2010

January 2011
Urgent Communications;Jan2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p7
Trade Publication
The article reveals a report by a company called Adaptive Mobile which tells that smartphone security threats have increased in 2010. Mobile malware on smartphones went up to 33 per cent from 2009 to 2010. Phones that are enabled by the Google Android platform have been hugely hit by malware. The continued growth of smartphones is seen as one reason why malware exploits are centered into these types of phones. Also discussed is the iPad being a catalyst of the growth in mobile productivity and corporate applications.


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