Smartphone cyberattacks to grow this year

A significant rise in smartphone attacks is predicted every year, and it hasn’t happened yet. But that isn’t stopping major security firms from saying this will be the year that phones will finally emerge as a major target for cybercriminals.There are many reasons why smartphones are vulnerable. For one, they run most of the same software that smartphone users also use on their computers. Smartphones also have many additional capabilities that hackers can exploit. They can connect to other potentially vulnerable devices using Bluetooth and send and receive text messages, for example.
http://money.cnn.com/2013/01/08/technology/security/smartphone-cyberattacks/index.html

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