According to a 2011 McAfee report on second quarter threats, there were 12 million unique samples of malware for the first half of the year, up 22 percent over 2010, making 2011 the busiest six months in malware history.
As smartphones are used increasingly for mobile payments, and mobile betting, mobile crime exposes mobile operators to business risks from unauthorized account access, fraud, and financial crime.
“Smartphones are an attractive target for criminals as “there is a lot of money involved, it is an easy job, and it is low risk.”
- Eugene Kaspersky, Founder of Kaspersky
38 Mobile Phone Crime and Fraud Risks
38 Cybercrime and Theft Risks
38 Mobile Phone Theft Crime Wave
39 Recycled Mobile Data Risk
39 Mobile Network Vulnerability
40 Subscriber Data Risk
40 Prepaid Mobile Phone Risks
41 Mobile Authentication
42 Cyber Attacks
42 Mobile Cybercrime Risks
44 App Store Risk
44 iOS Vulnerability
45 Android Vulnerability
45 Mobile Security Measures
48 Mobile Security App Download Survey-August 2011
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