App market 'fertile ground' for cybercrime
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 31/03/2010 19:28
Web, social networking and smartphone applications are the "fertile ground" for cybercrime, not helped by the fact that the app market is still emerging and largely unregulated, a new study has warned.
Released Tuesday, the Blue Coat Web Security Report for 2009 indicated that Web-based business services from Google as well as social networking and smart phone apps have all been targets for attack during the past year. Malicious apps disguised as games have already begun troubling users, the security vendor added.
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