Mobile Security

16 million mobile devices infected by malware in 2014 – report

A report by Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Security Labs (formerly Kindsight Security Labs) has estimated some 16 million mobile devices globally were infected by malware in 2014, with network attacks also on the rise putting both personal and business data at risk.

Security firm discovers first Android Trojan

US IT security software specialist Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of what it says is the first Trojan virus designed to run on the Google-backed Android operating system. Once active, the virus begins to send SMS messages to premium rate numbers, with the charges passed back to the user.

Mobile Security Report 2009

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The mobile industry is going through a period of unprecedented consolidation, both at the carrier level and among hardware and software vendors.

Attempts to make the mobile ecosystem more user friendly have shown early signs of success. New players in evolving markets have successfully managed to close the gap with more developed markets, both in terms of the breadth of mobile service offerings and the range of devices available to subscribers.


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