Security Slideshow: Mobile Malware Threats On the Rise

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 06-13-2011
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During 1Q 2011, McAfee found 6 million unique malware issues, making it the most-active quarter in history.

For a long time, the greatest threat to your company's security was in the form of desktop-based malware. Cybercriminals around the world create programs and other malicious services that can wreak havoc on your network and steal important data. With the growing use of mobile devices in the enteprise, a new threat is emerging. Not only do you need to worry about devices being stolen, but malware on mobile products is becoming a growing issue. Google's Android operating system, Symbian, and even iOS are all bigger targets than ever for cybercriminals. That was made abundantly clear in McAfee's 1Q 2011 Threats Report, which reveals that mobile threats are on the rise. And you need to be prepared before trouble erupts. Read on to find out about the current state of mobile malware and how these trends might impact you and your company going forward.



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