cell phone viruses and security

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cell phone viruses and security

  1. 1. Mobile viruses and security -Priyanka Rathod MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 1
  2. 2. What is the common communication medium among us????????? MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 2
  3. 3. A cell phoneMOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 3
  4. 4. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITYCell phone viruses and security. 4
  5. 5.  The technology of cell phones. Viruses How cell phone viruses work. Difference with pc virus. Different types of cell phone viruses. Threats. Security issue. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 5
  6. 6. (.)Analog network.(.)Digital network. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 6
  7. 7.  Today all provider has switched to digital network and only a few of them are still running analog network. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 7
  8. 8.  FDMA(Frequency division multiple access). CDMA(Code-division multiple access. TDMA(Time division multiple access). GSM(Global system for mobile communication). MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 8
  9. 9.  Cell phone virus are electronic programs that attacks the cell phones PDA (personal digital assistant) devices and malfunction s/w that are running cell phones.How they spread? Internet download. Bluetooth wireless connection. Multimedia messaging service. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 9
  10. 10.  Unnecessary call/sms/mms. Send private information. Cause phone to work slowly. Wipe out contact book and other information. Installs “false” application MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 10
  11. 11.  Although similar oses are being used differences exits: Lesser user of cell phones are “tech literate” Implies that it is difficult to “rollout security patches” to phones already sold. Cell phones are always connected and “switched on” “Environment” keeps changing MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 11
  12. 12.  On positive side: A malware for 1 type of phone may not necessarily be able to infect other.Cellphone malware not yet causing severe harm:  At most they increases users billing  Cause the cell phone to stop working MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 12
  13. 13.  Timifonica Cabir Commwarrior Comwar Duts Skulls Lasco.a MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 13
  14. 14.  Firstcell phone worm. Spread vector-Bluetooth.• Infected file-cabre.sis 15 new variants exits. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 14
  15. 15.  Location tracking Camera and microphone bug Leaking sensitive information Attack on cell phone service provider. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 15
  16. 16. The generic security issues… MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 16
  17. 17.  The best way to protect phones from cell viruses is the same way you protect your PCs from computer viruses. Never open anything if you don’t know what it is….. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 17
  18. 18.  Turnoff Bluetooth discoverable mode Keep your cell phone in hidden mode. MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 18
  19. 19.  WWW.GOOGLE.COM WWW.WEKIPEDIA.COM MOBILE VIRUSES AND SECURITY 19
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