Big jump in number of security threats to mobile devices

Security threats to mobile devices jumped sharply during the first half of 2014 compared to the whole of 2013 as the proliferation of smartphones led to more attempts to spy on users and steal data, according to a new report from Alcatel-Lucent.

Data from the French telecoms company show a growing problem in personal information stolen and “bill shock” as result of pirated data usage.

Copyright: The Financial Times Limited 2014.


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