Mobile threats hit out of the blue

Security threats to mobile devices are increasing and will reach critical proportions within 18 months, according to anti-virus firm McAfee.

The company says malware that targets devices such as smartphones, laptops and PDAs has increased 30 per cent since the beginning of 2006.

As the sophistication of mobile devices catches up with that of PCs they will contain more sensitive data and increase the security threat posed to corporate networks significantly. Mobile threats hit out of the blue -

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 3rd August 2006 1:33AM