Be careful of your smartphones, cyber criminals' new target

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Bangalore, Sep 11: Our fascination towards high-end smart mobile phones might cost huge for us since the cyber criminals are tapping into the vulnerabilities of smartphones at an alarming rate. Surveys reveal that criminals are focusing strongly on smartphones.

The survey says that 10 percent of adults have experienced cyber crime on their mobile devices, “a sign that cybercriminals are starting to focus their efforts on the mobile space. “

Surveys reveal that one million people in the world are victims of cyber crime everyday. India is next only to China and South Africa among the most affected countries.

one million people in the world are victims of cyber crime everyday. India is next only to China and South Africa among the most affected countries. The number of reported new mobile operating system vulnerabilities increased from 115 in 2009 to 163 in 2010, according to the survey.


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