Cyber Criminals Shifting Targets To Mobiles

Mobile networks and handsets are becoming more of a target for criminals with a technical bent, security experts are warning.

"There's a real transition from online in to the mobile space," said Simeon Coney, head of business development at Adaptive Mobile, which helps operators keep an eye on the malicious traffic flowing across their networks.

In the PC world, malicious programs started with viruses designed to be a nuisance, but now they have evolved into software designed solely to help their creators make money.



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