New security proposed for do-it-all phones

As mobile phones become digital do-it-alls, handsets need better protection from hackers and from unauthorized access when they're lost or stolen, says an industry group proposing new, hardware-based security standards for the devices.

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG)--backed by big names like Nokia, Motorola, Intel, Samsung, VeriSign and Vodafone--plans to unveil its plan Tuesday at a conference sponsored by the Cellular Telecommunications &\1 Internet Association. The TCG has already developed similar specifications for PCs and servers. New security proposed for do-it-all phones | CNET

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