Mobile malware // Posts tagged as "Mobile malware"
Browse through a few security headlines on a tech website and you’ll know that mobile malware is all the rage these days. Android malware, iOS malware, app malware…it’s almost enough to forget that PC malware exists. But according to one security firm, the dangers of mobile malware have been “overhyped”. That security firm is Damballa, which presented a study at this past week’sRead More
While most PC users are well aware of the dangers of malware, very few phone users take any precautions against viruses. That may be about to change. A recent study concluded that 75% of phone-based malware now targets Android-based devices. While 75% seems like a big number, mobile viruses are not quite as widespread as you may think. Antivirus firm F-Secure concluded that, of the 49 differentRead More