|taffy078||Security issues for Smartphones/Business opportunity for Secunia???|
|7th Nov, 2011 15:03|
User Since: 26th Feb, 2009
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It appears that a question I posed here some time ago has been answered. I asked whether or not mobile phones would ever be susceptible to security attacks. We all thought not but today's news must be of concern to Smartphone users:
Does this provide a business opportunity for Secunia? What do othere members think?
taffy078, West Yorkshire, UK
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|This user no longer exists||RE: Security issues for Smartphones/Business opportunity for Secunia???|
|9th Nov, 2011 09:32|
|Last edited on 9th Nov, 2011 09:33||Hi,
I will not comment on any business prospects, but I will add that a 'smart'phone, being a complete computer with an operating system can theoretically be just as vulnerable as a PC.
Probably the only reason there are not more (known) attacks is because the security companies have not moved in too yet, and because hackers/crackers don't care too much about smartphones yet.