Mobile security threats to rise in 2006

Tuesday, 20 December 2005, 2:55 PM EST

cAfee Avert Labs' latest security alert pinpoints smartphones as a prime target for malware writers in the coming year, and warns that it may cause more extensive damage than similar threats posed to PCs. The figures are frightening; according to McAfee a mobile threat targeting several operating systems could possibly infect up to 200 million connected smartphones simultaneously.

At ENN.

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