A revamped version of recently discovered mobile malware pulls out all the stops: It uses multiple methods of attack, spreads rapidly to users’ contact lists via text messages and disguises itself well. Here’s what to watch out for.
While some observers have been warning companies and consumers for a while about the growing problem of malware attacking smartphones, recent reports show the mobile virus threat has yet to have much of an impact.
Most reports of mobile security threats center around Android viruses or other threats targeting Google’s smartphone and tablet platform. But that doesn’t mean Apple’s iOS is immune from attacks.