Why mobile security is important? Mobile is like a PC now. You can carry in your backpocket. Mobile phone features are same as that of a PC and much more. Since you can carry it in your back pocket, things could go wrong in different ways.
Mobile devices have become pervasive. Earlier smartphones were a small subset of the mobile market but thanks to iPhone, Android it has ballooned. Personal devices being used for work related matters Rapid development cycle between vendors introduces vulnerabilities. Race between vendors for features introduces security holes
1. It’s a bad new world (Data breaches everywhere, theft, hacks). 2. There are commercial spyware applications such as FlexiSpy, MobiSpy, Mobistealth etc provide DIY kits to develop their own malware 3. $2 for a stolen credit card num
@1ndus <ul><li>Country Manager, Bitzer Mobile, a mobile security & content virtualization startup </li></ul><ul><li>Invested in 15+ startups, ran a small seed fund </li></ul><ul><li>Founded Tejit, a massive data mining engine for real-time web, which was later acquired </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Sc. Grad from Birla Institute, Ranchi </li></ul>Is your Mobile phone as secure as a Laptop?