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Mobile malware shifting to SMS fraud

Antone Gonsalves | Sept. 11, 2012
Apps secretly bill victims for premium text services

Overall, most mobile users are not aware of the growing security risk with their devices. Two in three users do not use any security, and 44% are unaware that protective technology exists, Symantec said.

Global cybercrime last year, including mobile devices and personal computers, cost consumers $110 billion, while the number of victims reached 556 million, Symantec said.



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