McAfee: Malware goes Mobile

We knew it was bound to happen – as smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices become more ubiquitous, the criminals are naturally going to start targeting them. Well, it’s happening now; according to McAfee’s fourth quarter report, mobile malware threats are up 46 percent over last year. That includes the infamous Geinimi Trojan that threatens Android devices, but there are plenty others that go after other mobile operating systems.

One trend (which makes sense) is that the more popular the device, the more it’s being targeted by cybercriminals. Read more about it here:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20030968-17.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20

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